Buehler’s Fresh Foods Names Mike Davidson, VP of Operations
Buehler’s Fresh Foods has selected Michael (Mike) Davidson Vice President of Store Operations. Mike will work closely with Buehler’s leadership team and store managers, reporting to President and COO, Dan Shanahan.
“We welcome Mike to the Buehler team,” stated Dan Shanahan, President and COO. “His extensive experience and broad knowledge of retail grocery operations made him a natural fit for this position.”
Mike brings nearly 30 years of operational leadership experience, including brand development/execution, operations management, merchandising experience, customer service, and food service execution with retailers as Price Chopper Supermarkets, Tops Friendly Markets, Finast and Ahold USA.. He has significant experience in training, food service and fresh goods, as well as team building.
Mike and his wife, Joanna, have three grown children; Danielle (Mike), Robert (Marie), and Nathaniel (Julia), and five grandchildren. The couple is in the process of moving to the Wooster area.
Bob Buehler, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Fresh Goods added, “We are pleased to bring Mike onboard and look forward to his contributions and expertise to Buehler’s continued success and growth.”
Buehler’s Fresh Foods is celebrating 87 years as a family-owned and operated supermarket. Industry peers and officials have given recent recognition to Buehler’s accomplishments by awarding: 2016 Leadership Partner and 2015 Harvest for Hunger Check Out Hunger Partner of the Year by the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank, 2015 “Store of the Month” by Progressive Grocer, 2014 Retailer of the Year (Cleveland Food Dealer Association), Ohio Business Profile (Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State), Resolution – food and agriculture (John Kasich, Governor of Ohio), and GreenChill Partnership and Achievement Awards for sustainability and environmental practices.