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CHICAGO - The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) yesterday announced the winners of its 2014 Store Manager Awards…

- Category A (1-49 Stores): Larry Hack, Martin’s Super Markets, Granger, Ind.
- Category B (50-199 Stores): Kate Allred, Lowes Foods, LLC, Clemmons, N.C.
- Category C (200+ Stores): Randy Kruse, Hy-Vee, Inc., Ames, Iowa
- Category D (International): George Katsifolis, Delhaize Group, Kalamata, Greece.

The 2014 Store Manager Awards were announced at FMI Connect and winners each received a $1,000-prize and a crystal award.

• FMI also introduced its new slate of officers this week, with Jerry Garland, president and CEO of Associated Wholesale Grocers, taking over as chairman.

In addition to Garland, the 2013-2014 officers include:

Vice Chairman, Wholesaler: J.H. Campbell, Associated Grocers, Inc.
Vice Chairman Independent Operators: Kevin Davis, Bristol Farms, Inc.
Vice Chairman, Member Services: Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee, Inc.
Vice Chairman, Finance: Darioush Khaledi, K.V. Mart Co.
Vice Chairman, Communications, Tres Lund, Lund Food Holdings, Inc.
Vice Chairman, Public Affairs, Randall Onstead, Bi-Lo Holdings
Vice Chairman, Industry Relations: Joseph Sheridan, Wakefern Food Corporation
Vice Chairman, Food Safety: Colleen Wegman, Wegmans Food Markets
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