Food solutions company SpartanNash announced that Jean-Paul “JP” Calabio has been promoted to Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

In this new role, Calabio is now in charge of information security strategy, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and enhancing the company’s security posture. During his time at SpartanNash, Calabio formalized SpartanNash’s security incident response process, created a governance risk and compliance function to focus on high-risk priorities, and expanded vendor risk management capabilities ensuring vendors meet high security requirements, and built an information security governance model to provide additional oversight.

As Vice President, CISO, Calabio will oversee information security governance risk and compliance, IT security operations and incident response, among other responsibilities. He previously led SpartanNash’s Information Security team in his role as Senior Director, CISO.

Before joining SpartanNash, Calabio was vice president and CISO at Alorica, and CISO at SC Johnson and Maple Leaf Foods Inc. where he had similar responsibilities. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business from Mount Mercy University and brought over 20 years of Information Security experience when he was hired by the company last year. Calabio lives with his wife and family in Grand Rapids, Michigan.