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• Seattle-based Metropolitan Markets announced yesterday that CEO Todd Korman is stepping down from that role after 15 years with the company, to be succeeded by Ron Megahan, the company's COO.

The company said that Korman "remains an active company shareholder and will serve as an advisor to the company in support of the transition. Chairman Terry Halverson will also continue his mentorship of the CEO position."

Metropolitan Market recently opened its seventh store in Sammamish, Wash. and plans to roll out new online and delivery services later this year.
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