Six Hannaford executives lose jobs

SCARBOROUGH (AP) — Six executive vice presidents at the Maine headquarters of the Hannaford Supermarkets chain have lost their jobs as part of a restructuring plan by Hannaford's parent company.

A Hannaford spokesman said Monday that last month's cuts in Scarborough were among 15 executives who were let go nationally as part of Delhaize America's plan to cut its executive ranks by 25 percent.

The company has said the cuts are part of its efforts to reduce general and administrative costs.

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PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Now would be a good time to

Now would be a good time to upgrade the buying department. Ever go to Hannaford's for a grocery order without having to go to Shaw's to finish out the order with the 5 or 6 items that Hannaford's didn't carry? Happens almost every week. And, we're not talking about exotic, once-in-a-lifetime items here.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

P.S. We do feel sorry for the

We do feel sorry for the six Executive V.P.s that were released, but as Mr. Labbe has pointed out; how many remain?

Bob White's picture

Ray your right the thing with

Ray your right the thing with the goverment is you would have the unions to deal with plus all the people saying we cant do without these people or services. (thats why the goverment is broke)

FRANK EARLEY's picture

Six executive vise presidents?

How come a company like this can have six vice presidents or more, but when I'm in a hurry to get home, there's just one or two cash registers out of fifteen open? Seems to me they have enough people just doing the wrong things.....


This is a common occurrance

This is a common occurrance in business and is needed to remain competitive; when was the last time that we heard of any level of government doing same?

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

As long as the same quality

As long as the same quality of people continue to get elected, we never will.

ERNEST LABBE's picture

How many

How many executive vice presidents does a company need? I suppose how many are left would be a better question.


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