Contact: Lori Willis
Director of Communications
March 31, 2006
ST. LOUIS - Janice Rhodes, 49, has been promoted to vice president of human resources at Schnuck Markets, Inc. following William "Bill" Jones' retirement. Jones, 59, leaves the company after 27 years of service.
In her new position, Rhodes will report to Todd Schnuck, executive vice president. She will have responsibility for all human resources divisions including labor relations, benefits, organizational development, employment and compliance.
Rhodes joined Schnucks in 1978 as a cashier at the Kirkwood store. She was later promoted into the training department and from there gained experience through positions in nearly every department of human resources. Her most recent job was in a transitional position as director of human resources.
In her new capacity, Rhodes will join the company's executive planning group and will be in a position to provide input into the decisions that will guide Schnucks and 15,700 associates in more than 100 stores. In accordance with the Schnucks Mission Statement, Rhodes and her teams will continue to place a strong emphasis on bringing new talent into the company and developing people for careers in the industry.
Rhodes holds a bachelors degree in psychology and sociology from Chaminade University of Honolulu. Earlier this year, she graduated from Washington University's executive MBA program.
Rhodes and her husband, Tom, have one son, Tyler. The family resides in Clarkson Valley.
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. currently operates 102 stores (including five Logli stores) and 99 pharmacies in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Mississippi and Iowa.
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