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• In Texas, Brookshire Brothers announced that Jerry Johnson will step down as president/CEO at the end of April 2017, to be succeeded by the company's current COO, John Alston, who has been with the company for 35 years. Johnson will continue as a member of the company board of directors.

The company notes that "under Johnson’s leadership, Brookshire Brothers grew from 69 supermarkets throughout East Texas and Western Louisiana to its current 114 stores, and from a family-owned company with 5,700 employees to becoming 100 percent employee-owned with nearly 7,000 employee-owners."
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