Haggen Inc. promotes John Boyle, Becky Skaggs

The Bellingham Business Journal

John Boyle and Becky Skaggs have been promoted to executive management positions at Haggen Inc.

Boyle was promoted to group vice president of sales and marketing. He will oversee merchandising and marketing. Boyle joined Haggen in 2007 as vice president of corporate brands.

Boyle has more than 25 years of experience in the retail industry, including stints as corporate director of grocery and vice president of merchandising and marketing for a national supermarket company. A Northwest native, he attended the University of Washington.

Skaggs was appointed vice president of marketing and strategy. She is directing the marketing and advertising departments while maintaining previous responsibilities related to strategic projects, consumer research and public relations.

Skaggs started at Haggen in 1992 while attending Western Washington University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with an emphasis in demographics.

Headquartered in Bellingham, Haggen Inc. is the eighth-largest private company based in Washington state.

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