News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 February 18, 2010
CONTACT: Katie McKenna
kmckenna@topsmarkets.com

   
TOPS MARKETS NAMES RON FERRI REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
Tops Friendly Markets, the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania, has announced the promotion of Ron Ferri to Regional Vice President of Tops’ Western Region.

In his new role, Ferri will be directly responsible for the growth and development of 65 Tops Markets-operated stores, including all stores in Western New York, the Southern Tier of New York and Pennsylvania. Immediate duties include facilitating operations for the integration of newly acquired Penn Traffic stores.

“Ron brings 21 years of experience and an in-depth knowledge of store operations to the table,” said John Persons, Senior Vice President of Operations for Tops Markets. “He will be a valuable asset to the operations team, and we’re glad to have him aboard.”

Ferri’s most recent position was District Manager for 11 Tops locations in the Buffalo, NY area. As District Manager, he was responsible for overseeing the entire operations of all stores within his district. Previous to becoming a District Manager, Ferri served as Director of Asset Protection for two years where he was responsible for store-level security and safety. Over the past 21 years, Ferri has served the company in a multitude of capacities.

Ferri, a native of Buffalo, NY and resident of Lancaster, NY earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Houghton College and a master’s of business administration from the University at Buffalo’s Executive MBA program. Ferri also serves as a member on the board of trustees for the Goodwill Industries of WNY.

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 76 full-service supermarkets – 71 company-owned and five franchise locations. With over 10,000 associates, Tops is the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's Web site at www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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