Masiar Tayebi has joined SpartanNash as govt vice chairman and chief technique officer, a newly created place.
Tayebi began within the new put up right this moment, coming over from Whirlpool Corp., the place he served as international head of company technique and enterprise improvement.
As SpartanNash’s chief technique officer, Tayebi stories to President and CEO Tony Sarsam and leads the event and execution of company technique to spur development and sharpen enterprise efficiency. He’ll work carefully with senior leaders to establish, analyze and remedy enterprise challenges and capitalize on new development alternatives, together with mergers and acquisitions, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based grocery distributor and retailer stated.
Tayebi’s greater than three-year tenure at Whirlpool included serving as chief working officer of its subsidiary Yummly, a digital meals platform providing customized recipes, recipe search and on-line grocery supply to thousands and thousands of customers.
Earlier than becoming a member of Whirlpool, Tayebi (left) spent 15 years in monetary providers and administration consulting. From 2007 to 2014, he served as an govt director at UBS, the place he outlined and executed strategic aims associated to acquisitions, technology-driven innovation and multimillion-dollar organizational transformations, SpartanNash stated. Previous to that, he held consulting positions centered on technique and transformational change for Fortune 500 firms, together with at PwC Consulting, Salience and Andersen Enterprise Consulting.
“Masiar’s observe file of defining and executing methods primarily based on deep monetary and strategic analyses has resulted in vital development in his earlier roles,” Sarsam stated in an announcement. “Whereas head of company technique and enterprise improvement at Whirlpool, he led the profitable diligence and acquisition of firms, together with Yummly. In doing so, he managed a workforce of high-performing leaders throughout company technique, innovation, M&A, aggressive intelligence and strategic planning. We imagine his dedication to executing with excellence will advance our people-first tradition and allow us to capitalize on new development alternatives.”
The hiring of Tayebi continues a latest flurry of govt appointments at SpartanNash. Final week, the corporate named former C&S Wholesale Grocers govt David Petko as chief supply chain officer. That adopted a trio of appointments in March: Amy McClellan as vice chairman of contemporary merchandising for retail, Nestlé USA executive Greg Molloy as vice chairman of environmental well being and security, and Jason Monaco as chief monetary officer, succeeding Mark Shamber. Additionally in March, SpartanNash introduced that Douglas Hacker will take the chairman’s reins from Dennis Eidson in Might on the firm’s 2021 annual shareholders assembly.