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• Supervalu announced that it has promoted J. Andrew Herring, the company’s senior vice president of Real Estate and Store Development, to be its new executive vice president, Market and Real Estate Development. “In his new role,” the company said, “he will be responsible for driving Supervalu’s major growth initiatives, including store development for the company’s traditional retail and Save-A-Lot stores and for its independent retailers, as well as new store growth. Herring will report directly to Craig Herkert, Supervalu’s CEO.
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