Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> April 29, 2002

James Sumas – Village Super Market Inc (vlgea)

KEVIN R. BEGLEY has served as Chief Financial Officer of Village Super Market, Inc., since 1987. Prior to 1987, he was a Senior Manager at KPMG LLP. Mr. Begley was licensed as a Certified Public Account in 1980. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Peter's College in Jersey City, New Jersey, in 1980. Profile
JAMES SUMAS has served as Chairman of the Board of Village Super Market, Inc., since 1989. He was named Chief Executive Officer in 2002. He also serves as the company's Chief Operating Officer. He has served as a Director and officer of the company since its incorporation in 1955. Mr. Sumas is Vice Chairman of Wakefern Food Corporation and is a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Sumas also is the Chairman of Wakefern's Grocery and Advertising Committees. Profile
TWST: Can you give us a brief overview of the history and evolution of

Village Super Market, Inc.?

Mr. Sumas: The company was started in 1937 by my father, Nick and my

uncle, Perry. They