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• Ralcorp said yesterday that its CEO, Kevin Hunt, plans to resign when the company's planned merger with ConAgra is completed, though he will remain with ConAgra under the terms of a one-year, $1 million consulting gig.

The Associated Press reports that "in addition, ConAgra Foods has also entered into a retention agreement with Scott Monette, CVP and CFO of Ralcorp, Richard R. Koulouris, CVP and President of Ralcorp Food Group, and Charles G. Huber, Jr., CVP and President of Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products.  The three stand to receive potential cash retention payments of up to the following amounts: Mr. Monette – $637,502; Mr. Koulouris – $840,000; and Mr. Huber – $810,000."

• Price Chopper Supermarkets/Golub Corporation announced today that Paul Beletsky, most recently with Wakefern/Shop-Rite, has been hired into the position of Director of Meat Merchandising.

• Price Chopper Supermarkets/Golub Corporation also announced that Sam Wagar, the company's Director of Enterprise Architecture, has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Technical Services.
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