GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Fresh Market announced today that Rick Anicetti has resigned his position as Chief Executive Officer and Board member. The Company appreciates Mr. Anicetti’s significant contributions and service and wishes him luck in his future endeavors. Chief Financial Officer Brian Nicholson has been appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, and will assume this position in addition to his current role. Along with Mr. Nicholson, The Fresh Market’s current Senior Leadership Team will continue to execute the Company’s strategic plan and adapt as needed to the evolving marketplace.
Mr. Nicholson has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since returning to The Fresh Market in September 2016. From 2004 to 2012, he held a variety of positions for the Company, including serving as Vice President in the business strategy, financial planning and analysis function from 2005 to 2012. The Fresh Market’s Board of Directors has great confidence in Mr. Nicholson as the right person to guide the Company in this interim period as it continues to focus on delivering excellent service and delicious, fresh food.
About The Fresh Market, Inc.
Founded in 1982, The Fresh Market, Inc. is a specialty grocery retailer focused on providing fresh, delicious food with friendly service in a warm and inviting atmosphere. From seasonally fresh produce to exceptional quality meat and seafood, signature baked goods and thousands of organic options, The Fresh Market is dedicated to offering its guests the most delicious and inspiring foods available. As a destination for weekly shopping and special occasions, The Fresh Market provides a thoughtful product assortment curated for all tastes and culinary preferences. The company operates 176 stores in 24 states across the U.S. For more information, please visit www.thefreshmarket.com or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.