Regional grocer Brookshire names new merchandising VP

Dave Moss was named vp of merchandising and three other executives were elevated to the vice president level at Tyler, Texas-based Brookshire Grocery Co.

Moss most recently served as the chain’s director of merchandising and space management and has been with the 152 unit supermarket chain since 1992. Brookshire operates stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. Initially, Moss served as a private label merchandiser and helped establish the retail merchandising function, working his way up the ranks to become director of the area in 2006. In late 2008, Moss stepped away from the merchandising area to serve as project manager for the development of the FRESH by Brookshire’s store, from its inception to its opening in 2010.

Other promotions at the company involved the promotion of Ozzie Osborne to vp of facility services, Ginger McCullough to vp of training and change management and Rae Champagne to vp of education and communications.

Osborne most recently served as director of facility services and joined Brookshire in 2011 after 22 years with Publix where he served as a director of facility services.

McCullough most recently served as director of training and change management has been with Brookshire for 30 years.

Champagne, a 12 year Brookshire employee, most recently served as director of education and communications.