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• The Business Courier of Cincinnati reports that the Kroger Co. has named Calvin Kaufman to be group vice president and president of Kroger Manufacturing, replacing the retiring William Boehm.

• M-C-McLane International has named Louis Stinebaugh, most recently the president of Mi Pueblo Food Center, to be president/COO of the company, reporting to chairman/CEO Mike Julian.

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