March 22, 2016
GRIFFIN REPORT HONORS GIANT FOOD STORES ASSOCIATE AS WOMEN OF INFLUENCE IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY
Carlisle, PA –– The Griffin Report, a leading retail food industry trade publication, has recognized Wanda Parnay, district director at GIANT Food Stores among its 2016 Women of Influence in the Food Industry.
A Bellfonte resident, Parnay who has worked for GIANT for more than 26 years,oversees operations for GIANT stores located in northeast Pennsylvania including Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Williamsport. .
“Wanda is a leader in our industry and this honor is a tribute to her professionalism,” said Tom Lenkevich, GIANT president. “Wanda’s leadership, dedication and passion for GIANT motivates our associates and drives the success of our stores.”
Marking its 11th year of recognizing women of influence in the food industry, honorees were chosen for their contributions to the industry, professionalism and for demonstrating the potential of women in the food business.
To see the full list and report, click here: http://www.theshelbyreport.com/2016/03/14/2016swomen-of-influence-recognized/
The Griffin Report is a monthly publication covering the east coast of the United States and is written for and about people, products, events and trends across the entire food industry. Readership and coverage include retail grocery chains and strong independents, multi-unit restaurant and food service operations, the entire convenience store sector, and newer channels such as big-box, warehouse, dollar stores, drug stores, organic and specialty outlets.
GIANT/MARTIN’S is committed to helping its customers save money, save time and eat well. Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S operates nearly 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. GIANT/MARTIN’S employs more than 33,000 associates and is a division of Ahold USA. In addition to working with hundreds of local and regional organizations annually, GIANT/MARTIN’S has a long-standing focus on efforts to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children. GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. For more information visit the GIANT or MARTIN'S websites. Find GIANT and MARTIN'S on Facebook and on Twitter @GiantFoodStores or @MartinsFoodMkts.