Sobeys Inc. Appoints President of Atlantic/Ontario Business Unit

by Katie Lee

Stellarton, Nova Scotia (Canada) — Sobeys Inc. has appointed Beth Newlands Campbell as president of the company’s Atlantic/Ontario business unit. Most recently, Newlands Campbell was president of Food Lion.

An experienced grocery industry leader, Newlands Campbell has spent 30 years in progressively senior operations marketing, merchandising and strategic planning roles with Delhaize’s U.S. operations, including the Hannaford Supermarkets and Food Lion banners.

“Beth’s diverse experience and proven record in organizational growth and strategic planning will support all aspects of our business in Atlantic Canada and Ontario,” says Marc Poulin, president and CEO, Sobeys Inc.

Newlands Campbell will report to Poulin and serve as a member of the Sobeys Inc. leadership committee. Her appointment is effective immediately.

Headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Sobeys has been serving the food shopping needs of Canadians for 108 years. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, Sobeys owns or franchises approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations. For more information, visit

SOURCE Sobeys Inc.

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