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• Kroger said yesterday that it has promoted Bill Green, director of regional operations for its Atlanta division, to be VP of operations for the company's Columbus division.


• Supervalu announced that it has named former C&S Wholesale executive vice president, James Weidenheimer, as its new EVP Corporate Development and Chief Innovation Officer.

Supervalu also announced that COO Bruce Besanko has been given the additional role of CFO.
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