The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P), a large US supermarket chain, has promoted Raymond Silcock to chief financial officer (CFO), reporting to president and chief executive officer (CEO) Sam Martin. Silcock succeeds Frederic Brace, who is resigning from his roles as chief restructuring, financial and administrative officer in conjunction with A&P’s emergence from Chapter 11. Brace will continue to serve the company in an advisory capacity.
Silcock joined A&P in December 2011 as head of finance. Prior to this, he was executive-in-residence at Palm Ventures, a private equity firm. Over the previous 15 years, he served as CFO Offier of a number of public and privately held companies in the food and beverage industry, including UST, Swift & Co and Cott. Silcock began his career at Campbell Soup Company, where he served in a variety of financial roles of increasing responsibility over his 18-year tenure. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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