News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 March 2, 2018
CONTACT: Kathy Romanowski
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TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS PROMOTES ASSOCIATE & WELCOMES TWO NEW TEAM MEMBERS
Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, is pleased to announce the promotion of a veteran TOPS team member and the onboarding of two new associates to its warehouse team.

Bill Gardon, has spent the past 35 years in various roles with TOPS beginning his career as a cart associate and working his way up thru the ranks holding various titles along the way including assistant office manager, customer operations manager, non-perishable manager, and operations manager. In his new role Bill will serve as the perishable shipping shift supervisor. Bill and his family are residents of the Town of Tonawanda, NY.

Bill Vaarwerk is new the TOPS team in the role as sanitation supervisor. Over the past eight years Bill has run a small business where he focused on hiring personnel, training and development, and theft prevention. He and his family reside in Tonawanda, NY.

TOPS is also pleased to welcome John Lutz who has spent the last four years as vice president of operations at DIRECT TV before joining the TOPS family. Prior to that role John spent over 12 years in satellite communications and warehouse operations. He joins the TOPS team as the new perishable warehouse supervisor. John and his family are residents of Lake View, NY.

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About Tops Friendly Markets

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 169 full-service supermarkets with five additional by franchisees under the Tops banner. Tops employs more than 14,000 associates and is a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's website at www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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