Former Publix President Mark Hollis Dies at 78

3:33 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Former Publix President Mark Hollis Dies at 78

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Mark C. Hollis, retired president of Publix Super Markets Inc. and the company’s director emeritus, died early this morning at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, according to Publix officials. He was 78.
LAKELAND | Mark C. Hollis, retired president of Publix Super Markets Inc. and the company's director emeritus, died early this morning at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, according to Publix officials. He was 78. The Lakeland native spent almost 60 years working for Publix, beginning in 1946 as a 12-year-old when he bagged potatoes.