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Experience Profile

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​​​Established in 2003, Bi-Lo Holdings (dba Southeastern Grocers, LLC), is a Private Equity held Grocery Retail Holding Company.    The company's most significant holdings are Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo, and Harveys which together serve the Southeastern United states with over 1000 stores.   

​Merger & Integration Strategy & Planning

​Following the acquisiton of Winn-Dixie, by Lone Star Funds, 5 Points developed a comprehensive merger and integration plan.   The plan identified an anticipated savings of $200M annually with a payback realized within 18 months.

​Merger & Integration Program Management

​Established and ran Integration PMO & Project Management team charged with leading an enterprise-side merger and integration effort.  The program consisted of 35 Business and IT projects organized into five portfolios:

  • ​Store Operations
  • Warehouse/Logistics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Finance & Human Resources
  • IT Infrastructure

Among the 35 projects led by 5 Points, were:

  • EDW/Reporting Consolidation
  • Enterprisewide POS system Deployment
  • Loyalty Program Integration
  • Product/Sku Rationalization
  • Financials & HR system Integration
  • Store Remodel/Reconfiguration
  • FT/PT Employment Transformation
Peoplesoft Implementation

​Led the complete reimplementation of Peoplesoft for the combined companies (Bi-Lo, Harveys, Reids, Sweetbay & Winn-Dixie).