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• The Kroger Co. announced that Scott M. Henderson, the company's vice president and treasurer, has been named Vice President of Pension Investment and Strategy, and Todd A. Foley, assistant corporate controller, has been named Vice President and Treasurer.

• The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced the appointment of Brian P. Lynch as Vice President, Industry Relations. Prior to joining NGA, he served as Senior Director, Business & Industry Development for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA).
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