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• Safeway announced yesterday that Lori Raya, senior vice president of the company’s “Mail Meal” unit, has been named as the new president of the Vons division. She succeeds Tom Keller, who is retiring this week.

• The Associated Press reports that, as expected, Carrefour CEO Lars Olofsson is to be replaced by clothing retail executive Georges Plassat at the company’s June annual meeting.
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