GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ — Shopko announced today the appointment of Tammy Hermann as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Hermann will report to Michael R. MacDonald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
“Tammy’s breadth of experience and in-depth understanding of the retail industry positions her exceptionally well to lead Shopko’s aggressive systems initiatives over the next several years,” said MacDonald.
Hermann has been with Shopko and Pamida for six years in the Information Services division. She has more than 23 years of information services experience with companies such as TD Ameritrade and Mutual of Omaha and served as a senior level consultant for companies such as Walt Disney World in Florida and Western Union. Hermann holds a Masters degree in Computer Science and a Bachelors in Management Information Systems.
In addition, Ray Petersen has been named Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of E-Commerce reporting to Hermann. Petersen has been the Vice President Operations Technology and Information Security for the past three years and has a broad-based knowledge of Shopko systems and operations.
“Ray’s expertise and sound leadership will ensure continued improvements and success for our Information Services team and for our E-Commerce initiative,” said MacDonald.
Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a leading private investment firm focused on leverage buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market-leading companies that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience. Shopko is a $2.2 billion retailer of quality goods and services headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., with stores located in 13 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 132 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in mid-sized to larger cities and three Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept. For more information, please visit http://www.shopko.com/.
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