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• Supervalu Inc. announced the promotion of Pete Van Helden to executive vice president and president, Retail West. Van Helden most recently served as senior vice president and president, Retail West. He is responsible for Supervalu’s retail operations in Southern California, Nevada and Intermountain West.

• New York-based Price Chopper/Golub Corporation has announced a number of staffing changes:

Jay Ropietski, a Zone Director with the company, has been promoted to the position of Regional Vice President reporting directly to David Golub, Vice President of Store Operations.

Dan Koch, the chain’s Senior Category Manager/Bakery, has been promoted to the position of Director of Bakery Operations reporting directly to Mark Brown, Vice President of Perishables.

Jim Mizeur, Vice President of Grocery and General Merchandise, has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Strategic Initiatives reporting directly to Jerry Golub, Senior Vice President of Sales and Merchandising.

Mark Brown, Vice President of Bakery Operations, has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Perishables reporting directly to Joe Kelley, Vice President of Merchandising.

Joe Kelley, Vice President of Perishable Merchandising, has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Merchandising reporting directly to Jerry Golub.

Keith A. Frosceno, Senior Category Manager/Produce, has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Produce Merchandising reporting directly to Joe Kelley.
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