- July 29, 2019
-- The National Grocers Association Board of Directors has appointed Greg Ferrara as the next President and CEO of the National Grocers Association (NGA), effective September 1, 2019.
Ferrara succeeds Peter Larkin who announced in the fall of 2018 his retirement, but he will remain as an advisor through the end of the year.
The NGA did an extensive national search to find the successor of Peter Larkin, assisted by the firm of Spencer Stuart, Cheryl Sommer, NGA Chair of the Board of Directors and Co-Chair of the search committee, and Mike Stigers, NGA Vice Chairman of the Board and Co-Chair of the search committee.
"I'm honored to have the opportunity to lead an organization and an industry that I care so passionately about. Independent grocers are the bedrock of thousands of communities across this country and NGA has played an essential role in ensuring that those entrepreneurs have the support they need to grow and be successful. The future is very bright, and I look forward to working closely with… To read the complete story, click on this link: https://abasto.com/en/news/nga-names-greg-ferrara-new-president-ceo/?utm_source=prblog&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=nga_ferrara