CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Progressive Grocer magazine presented six Food Lion leaders with its prestigious 2017 Top Women in Grocery Award during a formal ceremony Thursday, Nov. 9 at a special cocktail dinner celebration at the Westin O’Hare in Chicago, Ill.
Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery recognizes grocery retail leaders who demonstrate excellence in leadership daily throughout the industry, their stores and the communities where they proudly live and work. The awards, which are one of the most prestigious in the grocery industry, honor leaders in various categories. The Food Lion “Rising Star” category winners include:
The “Store Manager” category winners include:
About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 63,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong commitment to affordability, freshness and the communities it serves. Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has committed to provide 500 million meals to individuals and families in need by the end of 2020. Food Lion is a company of Delhaize America, a U.S. division of Zaandam-based Royal Ahold Delhaize Group. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com.