June 25, 2015 – ACON Investments, LLC has selected executive recruiter Reffett Associates to assist the company in the selection for senior leadership of newly acquired Fiesta Mart, LLC. Working with Mike Byars, president and chief executive officer of Fiesta Mart, Reffett will initially assist in the identification and selection of the company’s chief financial officer, chief merchandising officer, and chief marketing officer. The project is being led by Angel Rodriguez, managing director of the firm’s Dallas office, with assistance from Marshall Reffett, managing director in Seattle, and in cooperation with William D. Rowe, chairman and CEO, of Dallas-based Rowe Global, LLC.
“We are extremely pleased to have been selected to assist Mike Byars in re-enforcing a strong team at Fiesta Mart. Mike is a proven, successful chief executive officer, and Fiesta Mart is a great brand,” said William Reffett, managing partner.
Fiesta Mart is a Texas-based international food retailer, with emphasis on the Hispanic market. It is currently the largest international Hispanic grocery chain in the U.S. ACON Investments is a Washington, D.C.–based international private equity investment firm that maintains additional offices in Los Angeles, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, and Bogota.
Reffett Associates is a boutique executive search firm recruiting senior executives for a wide range of industries. With offices in Seattle, WA; Washington, D.C., Reston, VA; Dallas, TX; and Hartford, CT, the firm has full national and international search capability.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media