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Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI CEO Steven Spinner to Retire

Over 12 years at UNFI, Spinner grew with the natural food movement and retail partners such as Whole Foods before taking on the mainstream with the transformative Supervalu deal; Q4 earnings beat Street estimates.

Wholesalers & Distributors

KeHE’s Tree of Life Canada Division Names New President

Lisa MacNeil, who hails from Gordon Food Service Ontario, will assume her new role Oct. 12.

Shaquanda Gordon has been named VP of human resources, talent and diversity, in an effort to create an inclusive workforce.

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.

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.

Dennis Eidson eyes rebuilding sales in deli and a long-term food-at-home shift while assessing quarterly sales gains weighed down by military unit.

Agreement with the leadership of Teamsters Local 414 in Fort Wayne, Ind., ends the recent strike and nearly a year of new contract negotiations.

The walkout, which the distributor calls "counterproductive" and "illegal," was sparked by the dismissal of a longtime employee, the union says, and comes amid an impasse in talks on a new contract.

The award recognizes her commitment to the independent grocery industry.

The deal continues natural food distribution, and adds private brands and new services for 200 U.S. food co-ops.

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