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• US Foodservice announced that its has hired John Lederer, the chairman/CEO of Duane Reade, to be its new president/CEO, succeeding Robert Aiken, who left last december to join a private equity firm.

Lederer joined Duane Reade in 2008; previously, he was the president of Loblaw Cos. from 2001 to 2006.
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