Albertsons Cos. has named Jim Perkins to head the approximately 120-store decentralized division, replacing Dan Valenzuela who has left the company.
Ahold USA earlier this month completed the largest (in terms of personnel) segment of its decentralized integration plan when it announced its category management and operations teams at its three divisions (brands) – Giant Food, Giant/Martin’s and Stop & Shop. Those changes become effective January 1, 2018.
Jeff Metzger discusses recent Lidl and Ahold USA news, as west as the rest of the news of the market.
Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) announced this month that John Ross, current president of Inmar Promotion Network, has been named president and CEO of IGA Inc., succeeding current IGA chairman, president and CEO Mark Batenic.