Jack H. Brown, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Stater Bros. Markets, announced today that Peter Van Helden has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Stater Bros. Markets. He succeeds Jim Lee, who is retiring as of June 1, 2013.
Van Helden is a 36-year veteran of the Supermarket Industry.
Prior to joining Stater Bros., Van Helden was Executive Vice President Retail Operations for Supervalu. He began his career in 1977, working for Rosauers in Libby, Montana as a Courtesy Clerk. In 1978, he relocated to Bozeman, Montana where he joined Albertsons as a Clerk. Van Helden
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce