President Obama nominated David S. Shapira, executive chairman of Giant Eagle (a supermarket chain headquartered i Pittsburgh), to the board of governors of the United States Postal Service, the White House announced on Wednesday.
Shapira has been in his current position with Giant Eagle for two years. He was CEO and chairman from 1980 to 2012 and served as president from 2005 to 2012. He is a trustee of Oberlin College and Carnegie Mellon University, director of EQT Corp. and a member of the advisory board of Aquatech International.
He previously served on the boards of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and is a former director of Mellon Bank Corp.