SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. Markets has promoted David Harris to the position of SVP finance, CFO and principal accounting officer of Stater Bros. Markets, effective June 18.
Harris joined Stater Bros. in 2009 as VP finance. In June 2011, he was promoted to his most recent position of SVP finance. He has more than 28 years of accounting, auditing and business advisory experience. Harris was a partner with Ernst & Young in Riverside and Irvine and served as the Managing Partner of the Riverside Office of Ernst & Young prior to its consolidation with the Irvine Office. He also served as a partner with Soren McAdam Christenson LLP in Redlands.
Harris reports to Jack Brown, chairman of the board and CEO.
"I am confident that Dave will do an excellent job in his new position, where he is responsible for all the financial areas of the company," stated Brown. "I have known Dave and he has been familiar with Stater Bros. for over eighteen years. His extensive background in accounting and his leadership abilities will be very valuable to the continued growth of the company."
Harris has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and is a Certified Public Accountant.