McMahon Named New Shopko CEO
November 26, 2013,
GREEN BAY, Wis.-Shopko has named retail industry veteran Peter McMahon CEO. McMahon succeeds W. Paul Jones, who left Shopko in October.
McMahon most recently served as the chief operating officer at Canadian food retailer Loblaws, where he was responsible for supply chain, IT, human resources, labor relations, merchandising, store operations and loss prevention functions. Prior to his time at Loblaws, McMahon held various senior level positions with Walmart in Germany and Japan and Tesco in central Europe.
McMahon said, "Shopko has established and is executing a winning strategy to provide a broad general merchandise offering with best-in-class quality retail health services to smaller underserved markets. I'm extremely optimistic about the company's future potential and am eager to get to work."