News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 April 12, 2004
CONTACT: Stefanie Zakowicz
716-635-5885

   
TOPS MARKETS ANNOUNCES NEW STORE MANAGER FOR GRAND ISLAND LOCATION
TOPS MARKETS ANNOUNCES NEW STORE MANAGER FOR GRAND ISLAND LOCATION

Williamsville, NY& Tops Friendly Markets has announced that Mike Maio has been appointed as the new store manager of the Tops on Grand Island, located at 2140 Grand Island Boulevard.

Mike most recently held the assignment of store manager at Tops on Maple and Transit in Amherst for the past seven years. Prior to that, he held the store manager position at seven other locations throughout Western New York and is a two-time District Sore Manager of the Year award winner.

In an effort to meet members of the Grand Island community and discuss customer questions and concerns, Mike will be available on a regular basis at the store. Customers are invited to stop in on Thursday, April 29th and Tuesday, May 4th from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. or from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. for special "meet the manager" receptions.

Maio, a Tops associate since 1987, has been in the supermarket industry all of his life beginning in Niagara Falls with Slipko Bros Food Mart in 1975 where he began his career pushing carts at age 16. He continued his employment at Slipko for 10 years while graduating from Niagara Catholic High School and completing his Bachelors Degree at Buffalo State College in 1983 before coming to Tops.

A native of Niagara Falls, Maio currently resides in Lewiston with his wife Marie and his four children Michael, Matthew, Max and Marc.

Tops Markets, LLC is one of six retail operating companies under Ahold USA, one of the leading supermarket operations in the U.S. Tops currently operates 161 Tops Friendly Markets, 204 convenience stores under the Wilson Farms, Sugarcreek and Tops Xpress banners in New York, Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. This and other recent news releases can be found on Tops website at www.topsmarkets.com. #####

 

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