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Shipt, the national same-day grocery shopping service headquartered in Birmingham, will soon have a new leader at the helm of the
Smith said in a statement he shared the news with the
Today, I shared bittersweet news with our incredible team atBill Smith, CEO and Founder of Shipt
Shipt. After four rewarding years of serving the Shiptcommunity, I have made the decision to move on to my next startup. The journey of founding, developing, and building Shiptinto a recognized and admired national brand has been the most fulfilling experience of my career.
Smith also commented on his successor, Kelly Caruso, who most
Here’s what he had to say about Shipt’s future:
Bill Smith, Shipt Founder and CEO
Shipthas a bright future ahead, and a new leader will guide it through the next era. I worked closely with the board to find a successor, and I welcome Kelly Caruso as the new chief executive officer of Shipt. With deep retail industry experience, Kelly is a strong leader who shares a passion for Shipt’smission.”
Bright future ahead for Shipt
Shipt announced in January that the company is expanding its Birmingham headquarters to a second location at the Wells Fargo building, which is the tallest in Birmingham. Once renovations are completed in 2020, the building will be renamed the
Looks like a bright future for Smith, too
As for Smith, he says he’ll still serve the company in an advisory role while pursuing other entrepreneurial opportunities. He did not specify what his new venture will be, or where. Somehow we know it will be another epic chapter in his entrepreneurial journey. You can read his whole statement on LinkedIn.