Leadership

Retailers

Dan Croce Joins Sprouts as SVP

The former Acme Markets exec begins duties with fresh-focused retailer this week as East Coast expansion ensues

Retailers

Howard Schultz Departing Starbucks At Month’s End

The coffee chain’s chairman revealed his decision—which is likely to stoke speculation that he will run for president of the United States—in a memo to employees.

Geoff Freeman of the American Gaming Association will replace Pamela G. Bailey following her retirement.

The senior executive will continue as chief technology and operations officer in an expanded dual role.

Douglas Hacker will succeed Timothy O’Donovan in the position.

The industry veteran will join the association in June in a new position created to engage businesses in the western U.S. and Canada.

Gautam Kotwal will help "turbocharge" digital and loyalty initiatives in the newly created position.

The manager of nutrition services and food production for Kenny Family ShopRites was selected by RBDA to receive its highest annual honor.

Denise Morrison was an outspoken advocate of change at Campbell, but the company's financials have struggled of late.

Johannes Fieber, who most recently served as CEO of Lidl Sweden, will replace Brendan Proctor.

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