Schnuck Markets Officially Names Todd Schnuck New Chairman and CEO and Anthony Hucker New President and COO

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Thu. November 13th, 2014 - by Jordan Okumura-Wright

ST. LOUIS, MO – Todd Schnuck has been officially named the Chairman and CEO of Schnuck Markets, Inc. Todd will be assisted in this role by Anthony Hucker, who has been named the new President and Chief Operating Officer of the St. Louis-based food and pharmacy company. According to a press release, Anthony is the first non-family member to be named to this executive office.

Earlier this year, AndNowUKnow covered former CEO Scott Schnuck's decision to pass control over the family business to Todd. This announcement will make that decision official, finalizing the title and position change. Going forward, Scott will continue to serve Schnuck Markets as the Chairman of the company's Executive Committee.

As Chairman and CEO, Todd will be responsible for overseeing Schnucks' top leadership team, growing the company's vision of Nourishing People’s Lives and integrating the fourth generation of the family into the business. Under his leadership, the business will continue to grow, having already opened a replacement store in St. Charles, MO. A new store in Farmington, MO will open on November 19th.

Todd Schnuck received his education at University of Virginia and Cornell University where he earned a Bachelors in Psychology and an MBA. He began his tenure at Schnucks in 1987 after working as Associate Vice President of Investment Banking with A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. With Schnucks, he played a lead role in the 1995 National, 1998 Logli and 2002 Seessel’s acquisitions.

In addition to his responsibilities with Schnucks, Todd serves as the Executive Committee Finance Chair of the Board of Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. He is also on the Boards of Commerce Bancshares, Inc., United Way, Fair St. Louis Foundation and the Urban League of St. Louis, on which he is the former Chairman. Todd additionally serves on the University of Virginia’s Jefferson Scholars Foundation Board.

Anthony attended University of Manchester where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Retail Marketing. He also earned a diploma in International Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Anthony has continuing executive education from MIT, Harvard, Wharton and the Chicago Booth School of Business where he teaches strategy and retailing.

Before joining Schnucks, Anthony served as President of Giant Food and worked in an executive capacity at Wal-Mart. He was also part of the original team which established Aldi's presence in the UK.

Good luck at this next exciting phase in your careers, Todd and Anthony!

Schnuck Markets