A&P names former OfficeMax exec to senior operations role

Montvale, N.J. The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. said Wednesday it has appointed Paul Hertz to the role of executive VP operations.

Hertz succeeds Mark Kramer, who left the company to pursue other interests.

Prior to joining A&P, Hertz was executive VP of retail stores for OfficeMax.

“An important part of our turnaround is building a dynamic executive management team with the skills and expertise necessary to lead our company to excellence,” said Christian Haub, executive chairman, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.

Earlier this month, A&P announced it had hired OfficeMax COO Sam Martin as its new president and CEO.