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Lowes Foods CEO Brian George named FMI chairman

George takes over the two-year post at the grocery industry group from Hy-Vee’s Randy Edeker. Leslie Sarasin remains FMI’s president and CEO.

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Former Schnucks’ exec Dave Peacock named CEO of Advantage Solutions

He will lead the publicly traded company, which provides sales and marketing solutions for retailers and CPGs.

He takes the helm of the 70-unit independent grocery chain, replacing Mimi Song, who founded the company in 1981.

CEO and top executives stress role of shared values in retailer’s success in keynote panel at NRF 2023 Retail’s Big Show.

The Dutch retailer said Tuesday that Knight has given six months' notice and that a search for her replacement has begun.

Board member Elizabeth ‘Busy’ Burr tapped to serve as interim CEO during executive search.

The statewide trade association added the following grocers: Paul Brauer, Tom Charley and Shawn Rinnier.

Conklin will assume the post from Brandon Barnholt on April 1. Barnholt has led the natural-and-organic foods wholesaler for 15 years.

Just a few months after naming Jeremy Gosch and Aaron Wiese co-CEOs, the grocer said Gosch is now the sole chief executive, while Wiese has been named president. It's part of a leadership restructuring that includes several executive changes.

AWG President and CEO David Smith to retire at the end of 2023; Dan Funk will succeed him.

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