SpartanNash Announces Mark Shamber as New Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

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Wed. August 16th, 2017 - by Eva Roethler

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - With retailers on the move seeking to gain a competitive edge, SpartanNash is welcoming a new executive to its ranks, with experience from the distribution sector of the industry at United Natural Foods, Inc. SpartanNash announced that the company has appointed Mark Shamber as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective September 11, 2017.

David Staples, President and Chief Executive Officer, SpartanNash"We look forward to having Mark join our team," noted David Staples, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Mark’s expertise in the food distribution industry, especially in the natural and organic space and with independent grocers and national chains, as well as his overall M&A prowess make him an excellent fit for SpartanNash and will help drive our future success.”

As SpartanNash's CFO and Executive Vice President, Shamber will direct finance, mergers and acquisitions, treasury, internal audit, real estate, and risk management. He will report to David Staples.


Staples continued, “Tom Van Hall, a critical member of our finance team for more than 14 years, has been acting as SpartanNash's interim CFO since July of 2017. We are most grateful for his contributions and commitment to remaining on board to assist with Mark’s transition.”

Mark Shamber, Chief Financial Officer, SpartanNashShamber previously served as Chief Financial Officer for United Natural Foods, Inc., a specialty and organic food distributor. Following his departure from UNFI at the end of 2015, Mark has been working as an independent consultant and serving as the Vice Chairman, Board of Directors of Day Kimball Healthcare, Inc. Earlier in his career, Shamber worked in the audit practice of Ernst & Young and in the finance department of Reebok International.

Congratulations to Mark, from the entire team at AndNowUKnow.