Casey’s President and CEO gets another title in his leadership role

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Casey’s General Stores, Inc., the firm headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa and with growing operations across Oklahoma, is under the direction of a new Chairman of the Board of Directors.

The company announced the board unanimously elected Darren M. Rebelez, the firm’s President, CEO and current director to the additional role of Board Chair. He succeeds H. Lynn Horak who along with Diane Bridgewater, are retiring from the board in September.

The company also announced that the Board unanimously elected Judy A. Schmeling, a director since 2018, to the role of Lead Independent Director, also as of June 2, 2023.

“On behalf of the Board, we are pleased to appoint Darren as Board Chair, in addition to his continuing role as President and CEO,” said Horak. “Darren has made a significant impact on the Company since he joined in 2019 and the Board believes his strategic vision and proven leadership capabilities make him the right person to lead the Company into the future.”

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Casey’s is a Fortune 500 company operating over 2,500 convenience stores. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company has grown to become the third-largest convenience store retailer and the fifth-largest pizza chain in the United States.