Howard B. Stoeckel was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for Wawa, Inc. on January 1, 2005.
Howard has been with Wawa since 1987. He has held the positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Officer, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Human Resources. Prior to Wawa, Howard was Vice President of Human Resources for Mast Industries, a division of the Limited, Inc. Earlier in Howard’s career, he held various Human Resource positions with the Washington Gas Company in Washington, DC and John Wanamaker Department Stores in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Howard graduated from Rider College (now Rider University) with a BS degree in Business Administration in 1967.
Howard is on the Board of Directors of Amerigas Propane, Inc., Rider University Board of Trustees, Main Line Health Board of Governors, and Riddle Memorial Board of Directors in Media, Pennsylvania. Howard is also a frequent guest speaker at conferences on the topics of Business Strategy and Employee Engagement.