SpartanNash Welcomes John Taylor as Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Apr 16th, 2024

New hire strengthens leadership, further positions Company for strategic growth

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Food solutions company SpartanNash (the "Company") (Nasdaq: SPTN) today announced the appointment of John Taylor as Vice President and Associate General Counsel. Taylor will join the Company's best-in-class legal team as it seeks new market opportunities and advances toward its long-term growth goals.

"John has earned the trust of his peers and clients for his strategic counsel and practical and innovative approach to conflict resolution in a dynamic operating environment. We look forward to the value he will bring to our team of skilled legal professionals as we support the Company's growth plans," said SpartanNash Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary Ileana McAlary.

Taylor joins SpartanNash after nearly a decade of experience at Wolverine Worldwide, where he developed expertise in cybersecurity, indirect procurement, compliance, transactional work and asset protection. His experience managing complex legal matters and strategic initiatives will be important as the Company explores organic and inorganic growth opportunities as part of its strategic master action plan. Taylor will also advise on governance issues related to securities law and the use of artificial intelligence, supporting SpartanNash's commitment to leading innovation in food solutions.

Taylor earned both his Juris Doctor and an MBA from Michigan State University and undergraduate degree from Aquinas College.

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About SpartanNash
SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is a food solutions company that delivers the ingredients for a better life. Committed to fostering a People First culture, the SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong. SpartanNash operates two complementary business segments - food wholesale and grocery retail. Its global supply chain network serves wholesale customers that include independent and chain grocers, national retail brands, e-commerce platforms, and U.S. military commissaries and exchanges. The Company distributes products for every aisle in the grocery store, from fresh produce to household goods to its OwnBrands, which include the Our Family® portfolio of products. On the retail side, SpartanNash operates 144 brick-and-mortar grocery stores, primarily under the banners of Family Fare, Martin's Super Markets and D&W Fresh Market, in addition to dozens of pharmacies and fuel centers. Leveraging insights and solutions across its segments, SpartanNash offers a full suite of support services for independent grocers. For more information, visit

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