Pamida Names Harlow president, ceo
October 19, 2009,
Pamida Stores has hired retail veteran John Harlow to be president and ceo.
“John is an accomplished retail leader who can build on Pamida’s firm foundation and position the company for growth in the years ahead,” said Scott King, a senior managing director for Sun Capital, the investment firm that owns Pamida.
He also praised chief merchant Ken Seipel, who served as interim ceo and will continue with the company.
Pamida currently operates 207 stores located in smaller communities in 17 Midwestern, North Central, and Rocky Mountain states.