The Fresh Market continues to bring new talent to its leadership team, recently appointing Jim Heaney as Chief Financial Officer, effective September 2, 2020.
With over 30 years of experience in finance leadership at some of the most distinguished companies in the world: Disney Cruise Line, Sea World Entertainment, and Carnival Cruise Line, Heaney is a welcome addition to Fresh Market’s C-suite.
Most recently, Heaney served as Chief Financial Officer for Carnival Cruise Line. Prior to that, he spent three years as CFO for Sea World Entertainment overseeing the company's financial organization. Beforehand, Heaney spent 17 years at Disney where he played a key leadership role in launching and growing Disney's cruise business.
Heaney will be replacing Oded Shein, who has resigned as CFO. The Fresh Market thanked Shein for his service as CFO over the last two years and offered him best wishes in his future endeavors.
According to a press release, Heaney earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at Texas Tech University as well as a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Florida.
"On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am very excited to welcome Jim to The Fresh Market team," said Jason Potter, Chief Executive Officer. "Jim has an exceptional track record in hospitality and finance and is a proven executive with significant experience in operational turnarounds and private equity held businesses."
Congratulations from all of us here at Deli Market News to Jim Heaney on this new role!