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  • Supervalu Inc. has named David Pylipow senior vice president, human resources, reporting to chairman/CEO Jeff Noddle.

    Pylipow, who has been serving as senior vice president of human resources for Supervalu’s Save-A-Lot division, succeeds Ron Tortelli, who has served as senior vice president of human resources for Supervalu since 1988 and is scheduled to retire at end of the year after 36 years with the company.

  • Nash Finch Company has named Salvatore Baio to be the company’s new Vice President, Perishable Procurement, Merchandising and Marketing; Robert J. Dernbach to be the new Vice President of Non-Perishable Merchandising; and Terry J. Littrell to be Vice President of the company’s Southeast Region.

  • On the heels of yesterday’s announcement by Marks & Spencer of a decline in profits and sales, company CEO Stuart Rose is shaking up the company’s management rolls - reducing the number of board members from six to three, and announcing that CFO Alison Reed will retire in February, once a successor is chosen.

    Also leaving the company and the board: Maurice Helfgott, head of men's wear, children's wear and home furnishing; Mark McKeon, head of international and franchises; and Laurel Powers-Freeling, head of finance arm, are also leaving the board and the company. Other company departures include the directors of human resources, Jean Tomlin, and of home products, Jack Paterson.

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