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Bloomberg reports that William Morrison Supermarkets has hired Ian Gibson, chairman of the Trinity Mirror newspaper chain and a former chairman of Asda, to be its new non-executive deputy chairman. Gibson reportedly will move into the non-executive chairman’s role in March 2008, when Ken Morrison retires from the job.

• Walgreen Co. has named Donald C. Huonker, the company’s head of pharmacy services and a corporate vice president, to be its new senior vice president of Pharmacy Services, and Debra B. Garza, its director of Government and Community Relations its to be divisional vice president of Government and Community Relations.
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