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• Lund Food Holdings, owner of Lunds and Byerly's, announced that Phil Lombardo, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, has been promoted to the new position of Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer.

At the same time, Jim Geisler, the company's Senior Vice President of Operations, has been promoted to the new position of Chief Operations Officer.
KC's View:
I don't know Jim Geisler, but I have gotten to know Phil Lombardo a little bit over the past few years ... and he's a great guy. I'm happy for him ... and for Lund Food Holdings, which is lucky to have people like him.