Associated Wholesale Grocers Announces Retirement Of Bob Pickerill

AWG announces the retirement of Bob Pickerill from the Kansas City division. Bob joined AWG in 1997 at the Springfield, Missouri division. Over the course of his career, Bob has served in a variety of progressive positions. In 2015, Bob returned to Kansas City as SVP and Division Manager. Bob retires at the end of 2016.

Effective January 1, 2017, David Gates will assume the role of SVP and Division Manager of the Kansas City division. David joined AWG in April of 1990. Throughout the course of his career, he worked in several areas within the Company. Most recently serving as V.P. of Sales and Merchandising for the Southaven Division in Memphis, Tennessee. David will be relocating to Kansas City. Congratulations to David.

Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) is a retailer owned cooperative serving retail member stores through an extensive distribution network including 11 distribution centers, serving over 3,800 retail outlets in over 30 states. Celebrating 90 years in 2016, AWG has a strong history of supporting the independent grocer.

Source: Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG)