• Gelson's announce3d that John Bagan, the company's COO, has been promoted to the role of president; it is his second promotion in just over a year, having moved from the job of Chief Merchandising Officer to COO in May 2021.
Rob McDougall remains as Gelson's CEO.
• Dollar General said yesterday that COO Jeff Owen will succeed retiring CEO Todd Vasos in the top job on November 1, 2022.
The Wall Street Journal writes that "Vasos, age 60, has led the company since 2015, overseeing the addition of around 7,000 new Dollar General locations that primarily serve rural communities across the U.S. He helped push the chain into new categories such as selling more fresh produce, and annual sales revenue grew by more than 80% during his tenure."