Cherokee Native Named Next Hy-Vee CEO

A Cherokee native has been named as the new Hy-Vee Chief Executive Officer.

Aaron Wiese is currently Hy-Vee’s Vice Chairman, as well as president of the company’s supply chain and subsidiaries. Wiese attended Washington High School in Cherokee, and received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Northern Iowa.

Wiese started his Hy-Vee career in 1993 while he was in college. Following graduation, he served in various operation leadership roles. He was named to the Hy-Vee Hall of Fame four years ago. Wiese will assume his CEO duties at Hy-Vee beginning in October.