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•  SpartanNash announced that it has hired Nicole Zube to be its new Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.  Zube most recently was Head of HR – U.S. Commercial at Kellogg Company.



•  Michael Creedon, most recently the executive vice president of U.S.stores at Advance Auto Parts, has been hired by Dollar Tree to be its new COO.