Kwik Trip President, CEO Don Zietlow retiring, son to take his place

Zietlow has been with the company for 52 years

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — Longtime Kwik Trip CEO Don Zietlow will retire at the end of the year.

Don Zietlow served as president and CEO for 22 years, 52 years total with the company.

Under his leadership, Kwik Trip says they have seen substantial growth and now operates over 800 locations in the region.

Starting the first of next year, Don’s son Scott Zietlow will retire from his position as a Professor of Surgery in the Trauma, Critical Care and General Surgery Division of Mayo Clinic in Rochester to assume responsibilities at Kwik Trip as the new president and CEO.

“I am honored to follow my dad’s legacy of guiding Kwik Trip,” Scott Zietlow said. “We are a very strong company and with our 36,000 phenomenal coworkers, great retail locations, and industry-leading vertical integration, our future is bright.”