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• Massachusetts-based Big Y Foods announced yesterday that its chairman/CEO, Donald H. D’Amour, will move away from his day to day responsibilities, with the CEO role to be taken by his cousin, Charles L. D’Amour, who also will continue as company president.

MassLive notes that “Donald D’Amour is the son of Big Y co-founder Paul D’Amour; Charles D’Amour is the son of co-founder Gerald D’Amour."

Other company changes:

Michael P. D’Amour, has added the role of COO to his responsibilities as executive vice president.

Guy W. McFarlane, Big Y’s vice president of fresh foods since 2011, has been promoted to senior vice president of sales and marketing.

Richard D. Bossie, Big Y’s vice president of operations since 2016, has been promoted to the new position of senior vice president of operations and customer experience.

Nicole D’Amour Schneider, Big Y’s senior director of store operations, has been appointed to the new position of vice president of supermarket operations.
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