Hy-Vee’s Jay Marshall Named Vice Chairman

The retailer said the 38-year company veteran will assist CEO Randy Edeker in negotiating industry challenges. Darren Baty will succeed Brett Bremser as chief merchant.


Acosta Assembles New Board Following Recapitalization

Industry veterans joining the sales and marketing agency as new directors include Grant LaMontagne, Mark Gross, Darian Pickett, Joe Hartsig and Joe Crafton.

As the retailer continues to remake its leadership team, Alice Chan is named VP of sales and marketing for its growing private brand portfolio.

Influential leader succeeded Sam Walton as CEO and oversaw expansion of the Supercenter.

The entrepreneur, innovator, produce pioneer, trailblazer and icon was featured on a CBS Sunday Morning segment that aired a day after her passing on Jan. 18 at 96.

Appointments include Dacona Smith as U.S. COO, Scott McCall as chief merchandising officer and Kelvin Buncum as EVP of Neighborhood Market.

Food and convenience continue to draw shoppers over the holiday season, but sales missed marks, dealing a blow to the retailer's momentum and indicating tough times for peers.

Current Charlotte Division Regional Director Norman Badger will replace the VP of product business development for bakery and meat

The association, representing independent grocers, names four new team members and promotes one.

The vice chairman and former co-CEO will remain on the board of the discounter, which was founded by his grandfather.

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