ARKO Corp. Subsidiary GPM Investments’ Shane Mabry and Jim Rastetter Win Prestigious CSP Category Manager of the Year Awards
ARKO Corp. (Nasdaq: ARKO) (“ARKO” or the “Company”), a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest convenience store operators in the United States, congratulates Shane Mabry and Jim Rastetter, Category Managers for ARKO subsidiary GPM Investments (“GPM”), who were each awarded one of the convenience industry’s highest honors, winning for their respective categories at the 2023 CSP Category Manager of the Year Awards. Shane Mabry was awarded Category Manager of the Year for Packaged Beverages-Alcohol; and Jim Rastetter was awarded for Dispensed Beverages.
“Shane and Jim are distinguished professionals who are leading the way as we focus on the key pillar of growing sales in core destination categories through data-driven decisions that meet today’s customer’s needs,” said Mike Bloom, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer of GPM. “We congratulate them on this significant recognition and are proud of the Company’s continued ability to attract top-tier talent.”
“We have very high performing teams and high expectations, and Shane and Jim have raised the bar yet again,” said Ruth Ann Lilly, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising. “Congratulations are due to Shane and Jim, and of all of our team members who work tirelessly to elevate the customer experience with innovative promotions and offerings in our stores.”
About ARKO Corp.
ARKO Corp. (Nasdaq: ARKO) is a Fortune 500 company that owns 100% of GPM Investments, LLC and is one of the largest operators of convenience stores and wholesalers of fuel in the United States. Based in Richmond, VA, our highly recognizable family of community brands offers delicious, prepared foods, beer, snacks, candy, hot and cold beverages, and multiple popular quick serve restaurant brands. Our high value fas REWARDS® loyalty program offers exclusive savings on merchandise and gas. We operate in four reportable segments: retail, which includes convenience stores selling merchandise and fuel products to retail customers; wholesale, which supplies fuel to independent dealers and consignment agents; fleet fueling, which includes the operation of proprietary and third-party cardlock locations, and issuance of proprietary fuel cards that provide customers access to a nationwide network of fueling sites; and GPM Petroleum, which sells and supplies fuel to our retail and wholesale sites and charges a fixed fee, primarily to our fleet fueling sites. To learn more about GPM stores, visit: www.gpminvestments.com. To learn more about ARKO, visit: www.arkocorp.com.
Matter on behalf of ARKO
Released March 2, 2023