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  • The General Merchandise Distributors Council (GMDC) announced that James Wonderly, vice president of merchandising at Ahold USA, will become the organization’s chairman, succeeding Gary Crawford, director of nonfoods operations for United Supermarkets, Lubbock, Texas.

    Other members of the board include Bob Candelora, senior vice president of nonfoods and pharmacy merchandising for Pathmark Stores, who will be vice chairman; Ken Nemeth, president of Valu Merchandisers, Kansas City, who will be treasurer; and Bob Berman, executive assistant to the president, USA Drug, Pine Bluff, Ariz., who will serve as secretary.

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