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• In Canada, the Financial Post reports that there are some generational changes taking place at George Weston Ltd., which owns Loblaw.

W. Galen Weston is stepping down as Executive Chairman of George Weston, but will retain the honorary title of Chairman Emeritus. His son, Galen G. Weston, will become Executive Chairman, and the fourth generation of family leadership at the company; he will retain his responsibilities as Executive Chairman and President, Loblaw Companies Limited.


Advertising Age reports that Procter & Gamble has hired Gerry D'Angelo, the top European media executive for Mondelez International, to be its new global media director. The story says that this delivers on a commitment that P&G - long a paragon of internal advancement - has made to increase hiring from the outside as a way of compensating for bench strength that has thinned in recent years.
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