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Retailers

Brookshire Grocery Endows $1M Scholarship Fund

The Focus on the Future Scholarship fund rewards students in the retailer’s marketing area.

Retailers

Albertsons Taps Former Amazon Exec to Lead Pharmacy and Health

Omer Gajial joins the retailer after five years at Amazon and more than 15 at PepsiCo, continuing a remaking of the executive ranks.

The IBM veteran led a modernization of legacy IT infrastructure at Ahold Delhaize and developed frictionless checkout products.

The former CEO of Borden Dairy and longtime Pepsi and Nestle executive will succeed interim CEO Dennis Eidson, completing a yearlong search for the Michigan-based retailer and distributor.

The managing director of HPS Investment Partners represents an investor in preferred stock of the retailer.

The retailer’s Workforce Diversity Report, based on 2019 information, reveals that its workforce of nearly 350,000 team members is 50% people of color.

In a newly created role, the insurance industry veteran will work to promote equality and fight systemic racism in the workplace, the wholesaler and distributor said.

The Stop & Shop meat and seafood veteran will oversee buyers and transportation for Retail Business Services' new facility in Rhode Island.

Jim Heaney replaces Oded Shein, who resigned as chief financial officer after two years in the role.

The former Pathmark and Rite Aid CEO has experience leading format evolution and dealmaking, raising the possibilities of a deeper partnership with Kroger, an industry source says.

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