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The Grand Rapids Business Journal reports that Dave Staples has resigned from his job as president/CEO of retailer-wholesaler SpartanNash, effective immediately.

He will be succeeded on an interim basis by company chairman and former CEO Dennis Eidson.

The board of directors issued a statement saying that it “remains confident in the company’s strategic direction and its ability to generate top line growth; however, execution has fallen short of our expectations, and we believe that now is the time for a leadership change.”

The story notes that SpartanNash “had 2018 revenue of $8.06 billion, down from $8.13 billion in 2017.”
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