2009 Press Releases and News


2009 Harry O'Hare Award

Congratulations to Carl Annese on receiving the prestigious Harry O'Hare Award for 2009. The honor goes to the person who most personifies the values and qualities that marked the life and career of Harry O’Hare. Hard work, integrity, passion, a positive attitude and team spirit are all part of Harry’s personal and professional legacy. Carl is Senior Vice President of Corporate Retail Operations at JOH and it is difficult to sum up his many contributions to the company in a few short sentences, but all will agree that he fits the profile perfectly.

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Two Local Companies Working Together

Billerica, MA - November 18, 2009
John Saidnawey, Chief Operating Officer of JOH, is pleased to announce the appointment of Single Source Marketing to enhance and execute JOH’s corporate FSI Program. This ad campaign releases millions of high value coupons in the New England and Albany marketplaces.

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Atlantic Foods Merges with JOH Perishables

JOH is proud to announce the merger of the Atlantic Food Brokerage, Inc. clients into the JOH Perishables Division. Ed Vetstein, Bill Forte and Jeff Vetstein will join JOH Perishables and bring veteran meat/deli expertise to Chris Darmody and the JOH Perishables team.

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Sun Products Appoints JOH Atlantic Partners

Billerica, MA - June 1, 2009
The Sun Products Company selected JOH to represent them for Grocery and Non-Foods in New England, Albany, Upstate New York, Metro New York, Eastern/Central Pennsylvania, as well as Baltimore, Washington and Virginia.

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Grupo SOS Appoints JOH Atlantic Partners

Billerica, MA - March 1, 2009
JOH is very pleased to welcome Bertolli Olive Oil and American Rice, Grupo SOS companies, to their family of principals. Territories include New England, Albany, Metro, Upstate New York, Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, and Baltimore-Washington. This appointment is effective March 1, 2009.

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