Brian Ferguson has been named chief merchandising officer of EG America.
C-store giant EG America has added two people to its executive team.
The company, which operates Certified Oil, Cumberland Farms, Kwik Shop, Tom Thumb and other convenience store chains, has appointed Brian Ferguson as chief marketing officer, managing the company's retail merchandising, food and blended beverages, marketing, category management, and more. and will be in charge of all merchandising. Support function.
Mr. Ferguson most recently served as Chief Merchant for Pilot Company, North America's largest travel center network. He previously held various senior positions at AM Retail Group, The Children's Place and Abercrombie & Fitch.
Additionally, Brian Potvin joins EG America as vice president of procurement, leading the centralization of procurement processes across EG America's 10 retail banners and its corporate support functions.
Most recently, Potvin served as vice president of procurement for Sevita Health. Prior to that, he held several strategic sourcing and financial inventory management roles at BJ's Wholesale Club from 2007 to 2017.
“We are excited to have Brian Ferguson and Brian Potvin join the EG America team,” said appointee John Carey. President and CEO “Their extensive experience and expertise in their respective fields will help drive our go-to-market strategy and strengthen key areas of our business. We are entering an exciting chapter in our history, and with their addition to our leadership team, we are poised to take EG America and our banner to the next level.”
EG America is part of the UK-based EG Group and expanded into the US in 2018 by acquiring Kroger's convenience store business. The United States is currently the company's largest market in terms of both revenue and footprint.
EG America has more than 1,600 retail stores and operates Certified Oil, Cumberland Farms, Fastrac, Kwik Shop, Loaf N' Jug, Minit Mart, Quik Stop, Sprint Food Stores, Tom Thumb and Turkey Hill stores .