The international retailer, Ahold Delhaize, made a recent addition to its finance division of the New England-based Stop & Shop banner. Mary Lynn Phillips, the company’s newest executive, was appointed as Stop & Shop’s new Senior Vice President of Finance, effective December 3. Phillips will play an integral role in the retailer’s multi-year initiative to refresh more than 400 of the brand’s stores across the Northeast.
“We are incredibly excited to have Mary Lynn Phillips join the Stop & Shop team as we continue to reposition our brand for the future and build a strong foundation for growth,” Gordon Reid, President of Stop & Shop, commented in a press release. “Phillips’ leadership capabilities along with her broad financial and operational experience in highly competitive markets will help drive Stop & Shop’s financial performance in 2020 and beyond.”
With more than 30 years of experience, Phillips has spent her career developing strong financial disciplines for national retailers. Most recently she served as Chief Financial Officer for Stuart Weitzman in New York, New York. Phillips also held the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Talbots, Inc. in Hingham, MA, and before that VP Finance and Operations for Coach’s North America Division. Phillips began her career as a Senior Auditor at Ernst and Young.
Congratulations to Phillips on the new role. Deli Market News will continue to report as we see her talents unleashed on the beloved banner.