MACS Appoints Salaria as SVP of Merchandising

Previously was with Giant Eagle's GetGo convenience stores

Published in CSP Daily News

RICHMOND, Va. -- Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores (MACS) has appointed Liza Salaria as senior vice president of merchandising. In this role, Salaria will be responsible for leading merchandising and marketing strategy to achieve sales and gross profit goals.

Salaria joins MACS from Giant Eagle, where she served as senior director of merchandising for the GetGo convenience store business since 2003. In addition, she held the responsibility of director of fresh foods for all small-format businesses at Giant Eagle.

Prior to her experience at Giant Eagle, Salaria worked with Fleming Food as director of bakery-deli merchandising and operations.

"Liza has demonstrated her ability to think strategically about merchandising for accomplishing business objectives," said Dan Pastor, CEO of MACS. "We are thrilled to welcome her to the MACS team, and anticipate world-class programs and execution from her expertise."

Based in Richmond, Va., MACS is a leading convenience store operator in Maryland and Virginia. With a network of approximately 300 company-owned and dealer locations, in addition to its wholesale fuel distribution network, MACS is one of the largest convenience store networks and fuel distributors in the region. The company is also the exclusive developer for the Circle K brand in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.