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•  The GIANT Company announced that Ted Williams has been named director of non-foods effective July 5.  

Williams previously worked in Ahold USA as a category management business consultant and with Giant Food as the director of retail pricing and the director of grocery category management.  Most recently, Williams served as the chief operating officer at HLS-Higher Level Solutions, helping founder-led CPG companies develop their brand while launching into eCommerce and physical retail.