Publix promotes pair of finance executives

Publix Tremendous Markets has elevated two administrators in its finance division, Chris Mesa and Doug Stalbaum, to the title of vice chairman and controller.

Plans name for Mesa and Stalbaum promotions to enter impact on Jan. 1, Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix mentioned this week. At present, Mesa serves as director of tax and treasury and Stalbaum as director of enterprise evaluation.

Within the new put up, Mesa (left) will probably be answerable for merchandise and DSD payables and accounts receivable, alongside together with his present tax and treasury features, in accordance with Publix. Likewise, along with his present data programs and pharmacy help features, Stalbaum will oversee the monetary reporting course of, retailer banking features and expense payables in transferring to his new place.

“We’re excited to announce the promotions of Chris and Doug. Their monetary data and dedication to offering premier service to our shops make them helpful members of our staff,” Publix CEO Todd Jones mentioned in an announcement. “For our firm to have continued success and development, we want devoted associates who’re able to take the subsequent step of their Publix careers. We look ahead to seeing all they’ll accomplish of their new roles.” 

Doug Stalbaum-Publix.jpgThe 42-year-old Stalbaum (left) joined Publix in 2019 as director of Enterprise Evaluation and reporting. He got here to the corporate after serving as director of finance for over three years at furnishings retailer Rooms To Go. Previous to that, he was controller at Checkers Drive-In Eating places for practically six years and served as senior audit supervisor at accounting agency KPMG for nearly eight years.

Mesa, 51, began his profession at Publix in 1986 as a entrance service clerk in Tampa, Fla after which transferred to help as a clerk within the treasury division in 1993. He labored in varied positions inside tax and treasury earlier than being promoted to senior tax supervisor in 2004, adopted by director of tax in 2015 and to his present place in 2018.

An employee-owned firm, Publix has a workforce of greater than 225,000 individuals and operates 1,285 shops in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

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