Danny Wegman has announced that his daughter, Colleen Wegman, has been named president and CEO of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

“I will continue in my role, but now as chairman of the company,” said Danny Wegman. “The time has come to create a structure for the future that will allow us to remain strong, vibrant and family-owned. I have no doubt that our company will be in good hands.”

Danny Wegman will assume the title of chairman.

Colleen joined Wegmans in 1991 and was named president in 2005 by the late Robert B. Wegman, her grandfather.

Wegmans operates more than 90 stores in six states, including local stores in Canandaigua, Geneva, Newark, Geneseo, Hornell and several Monroe County locations.