Associated Supermarket Group (ASG) announced the promotion of Jonathan D’Onofrio to Executive Vice President of Operations, effective immediately. He will report to Co-Presidents and Co-CEOs, Joe Garcia and Zulema Wiscovitch, stated the company.
Jonathan D’Onofrio joined ASG as Vice President of Merchandising in 2018. Together with his team, he successfully redefined ASG’s merchandising and ad planning procedures with the manufacturer and broker communities, adding more value to the diverse independent supermarkets in the ASG retail network.
D’Onofrio will continue to lead the merchandising and procurement department. In his new role as EVP, he will expand DSD and central bill partnerships, spearhead strategic initiatives to achieve the company’s short and long-term growth initiatives, and ensure that the company’s procedures are sustainable and efficient, ASG said in a press release.
Before ASG, he was a team leader at Advantage Sales & Marketing. Earlier in his career, he held merchandising and procurement roles at C&S and White Rose. Jonathan earned a bachelor’s in finance from The College of New Jersey.
“Jonathan has done a great job strengthening our relationships with the vendor community and providing our customers with an exceptional ad program. He is committed to our company’s growth and finding new and creative ways to improve our value proposition for our customers,” commented Zulema Wiscovitch, ASG’s Co-President and Co-CEO.
Joe Garcia, ASG’s Co-President and Co-CEO, added, “Jonathan has demonstrated strong leadership and entrepreneurial abilities. We are confident he will play a pivotal role in ASG’s future success. We are excited to announce his promotion and congratulate Jonathan on his new role as EVP of Operations.”
Associated Supermarket Group provides retail solutions to independently owned grocery stores in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions, providing distribution, marketing, merchandising, promotional services, and store financing.