Sam Billmeyer, senior vice president of logistics and acquisitions for Casey’s General Stores, has announced his plans to retire on June 30, 2016.
Billmeyer began his career with the Casey’s in 1992 as risk manager and was promoted into the role of vice president of transportation in 1999. He has served as a senior vice president since 2006. Billmeyer is responsible for gasoline and grocery transportation and distribution, as well as all construction and store development functions. He will assist the Company with transitioning his areas of responsibility to new leadership prior to retirement.
“I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to spend the majority of my career at such a remarkable Company,” said Billmeyer. “I am very proud of what we have accomplished over the years and it has been a privilege to work alongside so many wonderful people at Casey’s.”
“On behalf of the Board of Directors I would like to thank Sam for his numerous contributions and dedicated service throughout his career,” said Chairman and CEO Robert Myers. “He has been a vital part of our growth and has done an exceptional job of positioning the Company for future success. We will miss his leadership, and wish him the very best.”
Headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa, Casey’s is the leading independently owned convenience store chain in the Midwest and one of the largest in the country. The Company currently owns and operates 1,904 stores in 14 states.