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August 8, 2002
Bob Wiegert Adds Director of Government Relations to His Responsibilities at Schnucks
ST. LOUIS - Robert (Bob) Wiegert, 50, associate general counsel for Schnuck Markets, Inc., was recently promoted to associate general counsel and director of government relations for the St. Louis-based grocer.
Reporting to Mary Moorkamp, the company's new secretary and general counsel, Wiegert will continue with his existing responsibilities involving legal matters. However, he will now take on responsibility for state and local government relations for the six states in which Schnucks operates.
Having specialized in corporate law for the past 19 years, Wiegert continues to bring a considerable amount of experience to the Schnucks legal team. Prior to joining Schnucks in 1994, he worked with a St. Louis law firm and served as legal counsel for Central Hardware stores.
Wiegert earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Missouri -
St. Louis in 1974. In 1977, he received a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri - Kansas City Law School.
Wiegert, his wife, Dottie, and their family currently reside in Ballwin, Mo.
Schnuck Markets, Inc. currently operates 103 stores and 92 in-store pharmacies in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Mississippi. This includes five stores that operate as Logli Supermarkets and a stand-alone Sentry drug store. A new Schnucks in Jefferson City, Mo., the state's capital, will open Aug. 20, 2002. Schnuck Markets, Inc. is currently ranked 83rd on Family Business Magazine's list of 150 largest family companies.
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