September 16, 1998
Golub of Price Chopper, Bijur of Texaco become Chairman, Vice Chairman
Golub succeeds Corning's Ackerman; Bijur to be nominated as Chairman for 1999-2000
Lewis Golub, chairman and chief executive officer of the Golub Corporation, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of The Business Council.
Peter I. Bijur, chairman and chief executive officer of Texaco Inc., has been elected vice chairman of the Board, and is in line to succeed Golub next year.
Golub and Bijur were elected to their new positions Sept. 16 at The Council's Annual Meeting in Bolton Landing.
The Golub Corporation is the parent company of Price Chopper Supermarkets, a company based in Schenectady that employs 17,000 persons and operates 94 supermarkets and a chain of service stations and convenience stores in five states.
Three new members of TheÿBusiness Council's Board of Directors were also elected at the Annual Meeting:
- Eugene W. Bailen, president of The Red Wing Company in Fredonia.
- Roger Enrico, chairman/CEO of PepsiCo, Inc. in Purchase.
- Stanley Grubel, CEO of MicCRUS in Hopewell Junction.
In addition, Roger A. Hannay, president of Hannay Reels in Westerlo, was elected a new trustee of The Public Policy Institute.
Golub succeeds Roger G. Ackerman, chairman and chief executive officer of Corning Incorporated, who remains a member of the Board.
Golub has developed the Golub Corporation into one of New York State's largest, most successful, and most civic-minded supermarket chains.
Golub also serves on the boards of many companies, educational institutions, theaters and performing art institutions, and business and professional groups.
Bijur joined Texaco in 1966 and moved through a progression of assignments in marketing, sales, and management. He was named to his current position in 1996.
As Vice Chairman, Bijur will chair The Council's Policy Committee, which oversees the development of The Council's public policy priorities and its legislative strategies.