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• Kroger announced that Angel Colón, the company's director of multicultural development for merchandising, has been promoted to senior director of diversity.

• Walmart announced that it has named Rahul Joshi, head of consumer operations in Asia for Citibank, to be its new U.S. eCommerce senior vice president, customer care.

• SpartanNash announced that it has hired Brian Holt, most recently Vice President of Marketing & Advertising at Weis Markets, to be its new vice president of marketing.

• Kings Food Markets announced a series of hires and promotions...

Daniel Gallagher joined Kings from ExecPoint LLC as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.

Jessica Gasser has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Strategic Services. Gasser will continue to oversee the areas of Human Resources, Labor Relations and Information Technology, while taking on the additional responsibility for leading strategic initiatives for the company.

Joseph Parisi, Vice President of Operations, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations.

Arthur Goncalves, VP of Produce and Floral, has been promoted to Vice President of Center Store.

Donna Mastellone, Director of Floral, Specialty Boutique Sales and Merchandising, has been promoted to Vice President, Produce and Floral.

In addition, Kings said, Allen Merken has been promoted to Senior Director, Engineering, Maintenance and Construction ... Thomas McNerney has been promoted to Senior Director, Operations ... Kathe Benjamin has been promoted to Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations ... Paul Hamilton has been promoted to Produce Buyer ... and Michele Edwards has been promoted to Floral Buyer.
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