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• Overland Park, Kan.-based Price Chopper Enterprises has named Brian Haaraoja toi be its new president/CEO, succeeding the retiring Peter Ciacco.

Haaraoja most recently was vice president of marketing and merchandising for the parent company to Oklahoma-based Homeland Foods.


• NACS announced that it has hired Kim Stewart, a former Wall Street Journal editor and correspondent who most recently was senior editor at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, to be its new editorial director/editor in chief of the NACS Media Group. In this position, Stewart will oversee the editorial and content leadership of NACS Magazine, the NACS Daily e-newsletter and the association’s social and digital platforms.
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