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• The Global Market Development Center(GMDC) has named Tom Duffy - former executive vice president of industry affairs at Acosta and, before that, vice president of industry services at Nielsen - to be its new vice president of member development, helping to expand the association’s reach within the retail and consumer product industry in the health, beauty, wellness and general merchandise value chain. 

• Albertsons Companies today announced that Sean Barrett, Group Vice President Innovation, Product and Brands on the company’s Own Brands team, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Advertising and Marketing.
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