Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) has announced the hiring of Nancy LaMons as Chief Human Resources Officer. LaMons will be responsible for leading the company’s human resources and organizational development efforts.

LaMons brings to Sprouts a strong background in the retail, consumer packaged goods and restaurant sectors, most recently as Chief People Officer at the Fiesta Restaurant Group. Previously, LaMons held senior positions at JC Penney and PepsiCo. Inc.  LaMons holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance, an MBA with an emphasis on Human Resources, Labor and Industrial Relations, and an Ed.M. with an emphasis in Organization and Leadership Development.

 “We are thrilled to welcome Nancy to the Sprouts team and to our unique, values-driven culture,” said president and chief executive officer Doug Sanders. “Nancy’s experience leading a diverse team member base will be extremely valuable to Sprouts as we continue to grow, and I have no doubt she’ll help us achieve our vision to employ the best people and deliver the best service in retail.”