SEDCO Announces Annual Meeting Details: Michael Vail, Hannaford President Serves as Keynote Speaker

SCARBOROUGH, MAINE (August 25, 2016) – Michael Vail, president of Hannaford Supermarket, will serve as the keynote speaker for the 31st Annual Meeting of the Scarborough Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO). The Annual Meeting will take place at the Black Point Inn on October 4, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30.

“We are thrilled to have Mr. Vail as our keynote speaker,” said Kevin Freeman, Chair of SEDCO Board of Directors. “Not only is Hannaford the town’s largest employer and the state’s largest private employer, they are leaders in a rapidly changing global environment for food production.

Vail became president of Hannaford in 2015. He is responsible for all operations, including strategic direction, financial performance, product assortment, pricing, customer service and marketing. He also serves as a member of the Delhaize America Leadership Team.

“Mr. Vail is a perfect choice for the Annual Meeting,” said Karen Martin, SEDCO executive director. “This event celebrates the energy and creativity of businesses in Scarborough. I can’t think of a better company than Hannaford to help us understand how to thrive in the global marketplace.”

Martin expects a sell-out crowd again this year and is planning for more than 120 attendees. Hannaford is the lead sponsor of the event.  The Gold sponsor is Martin’s Point.

Silver Sponsors include:  Bangor Savings, Biddeford Savings, cPort Credit Union, Gawron Turgeon Architects, People’s United Bank, Pine Tree Waste and Piper Shores, .

Contributing sponsors include Blais Engineering, The Dunham Group, Gorham Savings Bank, Northeast Civil Solutions, Roxane Cole Commercial Real Estate, Saco & Biddeford Savings, Town & Country Credit Union, University of New England School of Pharmacy, TD Bank & Enterprise Business Park.

SEDCO’s annual meeting is open to the public. Tickets are $35 in advance and may be purchased starting on Friday August 26, 2016.

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