During its board meeting at the NACS Show, the NACS Supplier Board named its leadership for the coming year.
The NACS Supplier Board is comprised of individuals from NACS supplier member companies that represent different product and service categories in the convenience store industry.
Joe Vonder Haar, managing partner of iSEE Store Innovations Inc., has been named 2014-15 chairman of the NACS Supplier Board.
In addition, Kevin Martello, vice president of convenience for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, was named chair-elect and will succeed Vonder Haar as 2015-16 chairman.
Vonder Haar is the managing partner for iSEE Store Innovations LLC. Before founding the company in 2010, he spent 28 years with Anheuser-Busch Inc., retiring as vice president of the convenience store channel. Vonder Haar serves on charity boards for Education Is Freedom Foundation, Mid-Town Catholic Community Services and the St. Louis Public School Board Foundation.
Three vice chairmen also were elected to the five-member NACS Supplier Board leadership team:
Brad McGuinness, senior vice president, corporate R&D, VeriFone Inc.
Jay Ard, vice president, national sales, Coca-Cola Refreshments
Frank McCarter, vice president of sales, national accounts, CURTIS
In addition, three new members were elected to the NACS Supplier Board:
Brent Cotten, director, customer and industry affairs, The Hershey Co.
Frank Squilla, senior vice president, sales, InComm
Rick Brindle, vice president, industry development, Mondelēz International