Leading General Merchandise Retailer Shopko Names New Senior Vice President Retail Health

 Leading General Merchandise Retailer Shopko Names New Senior Vice President
                                Retail Health

PR Newswire

GREEN BAY, Wis., June 4, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Shopko announced today that
veteran pharmacy executive Michael Cantrell has joined the company as senior
vice president, retail health. In this role, Cantrell will provide strategic
direction for Shopko's Pharmacy, Optical and Rx Care departments. He will
report to Peter McMahon, chief executive officer.

Cantrell, a registered pharmacist and licensed attorney, is joining Shopko
from Delhaize America, where he was VP of Pharmacy. Prior to Delhaize America,
Cantrell held various executive positions at AmerisourceBergen and Longs

"Mike brings high-level pharmacy experience, a proven track record of success
and a fresh perspective to Shopko's pharmacies, optical departments and Rx
Care areas," said Peter McMahon, CEO of Shopko. "His unique combination of
legal and pharmacy experience will make him an invaluable resource as we look
to strengthen and expand the health and wellness services provided to our

Previously, Cantrell was group vice president managed networks at
AmerisourceBergen Corporation where he was named president of the company's
Good Neighbor Pharmacy Network. Cantrell also served as vice president
professional services and chief privacy official for Longs Drug Stores, where
he was named to the board of RxAmerica, the chain's wholly-owned pharmacy
benefit manager.

Cantrell holds a B.A. degree in Chemistry from the University of Northern
Colorado, a B.S. degree in Pharmacy from the University of Utah, and a J.D.
degree from the former Peninsula University. He is a registered pharmacist
and is a current member of the State Bar of California.

Shopko is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a leading
private investment firm focused on leverage buyouts, equity, debt, and other
investments in market-leading companies.

About Shopko
Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores
Operating Co., LLC is a $3 billion retailer that operates 326 stores in 21
states throughout the Midwest, Mountain, North Central and Pacific Northwest
regions. Retail formats include 134 Shopko stores, providing quality
name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small
to mid-sized cities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood
drugstore concept; 6 Shopko Pharmacy locations; and 181 Shopko Hometown
stores, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller
communities. For more information, visit www.shopko.com.

About Sun Capital Partners
Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a pioneer in private investing, uniquely
combining the financial skills and other resources of a traditional private
equity firm with the insight and expertise of a world class operating team.
The firm focuses on market-leading companies that can benefit from its
in-house operating professionals, resources and expertise in their efforts to
materially improve operating performance. Sun Capital affiliates have invested
in more than 330 companies worldwide with combined sales in excess of $45
billion since its inception in 1995. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton,
Los Angeles and New York, and affiliates in London, Frankfurt, Paris,
Luxembourg, Shanghai and Shenzhen. For more information, visit


Website: http://www.shopko.com
Contact: Tara Powers, Lambert, Edwards & Associates, 616-233-0500
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