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Publix Managers Honored at Retail Conference

February 22, 2019

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 22, 2019--Last night, Publix Super Markets recognized 12 managers during the company’s retail operations conference. Recipients received Publix’s most prestigious recognitions –– the George W. Jenkins Award and the President’s Award.

The George W. Jenkins Award –– named after Publix’s late founder –– was presented to one store manager from each of Publix’s five divisions and one support area associate who perpetuate Publix’s culture by exemplifying leadership and commitment to ensure that we can carry on our founder’s vision for generations to come. The 2018 recipients are

The President’s Award was presented to one district manager from each of the company’s five divisions and one support area manager who embody the philosophies and spirit of growth and fairness Publix was founded on. Recipients have proven their dedication to maintaining the dignity, value and employment security of their associates. The 2018 recipients are

“Congratulations to these managers. We’re so proud of their accomplishments and contributions to our great company,” said Publix President Kevin Murphy. “Their leadership will help carry on the legacy of Mr. George for generations to come.”

Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 200,000 employees, with 2017 sales of $34.6 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,213 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 21 consecutive years, and ranked No. 1 on Fortune’s inaugural “Best Big Companies” list. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.

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