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•  Northeast Grocery Inc. (NGI), parent company to Price Chopper/Market 32 and Tops Friendly Markets, announced that John Persons - a four-decade Tops employee who most recently was the chain's president - has been promoted top the role of NGI's Chief Operating Officer.

At the same time, the company said that Ron Ferri, previously Executive Vice President, Operations & Distribution at Tops, has been promoted to president of Tops, succeeding Persons.

Mike Patti, Regional Vice President for Tops’ West Region stores, has been promoted to succeed Ferri as Senior Vice President, Operations for Tops Markets.

NGI also announced that Mike Miller - previously Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration at Northeast Shared Services - has been named Chief Administrative Officer at NGI.