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  • Nash Finch Company named Michael J. Lewis as executive vice president and president of retail, with responsibility for operations, retail merchandising and marketing, real estate, and construction.

    Lewis has more than 25 years of varied retail responsibility including service as Vice President of the No Frills Division for Loblaws Supermarkets, President of Willson Stationers and Division President at Scott's Food Service. Most recently, Lewis was President of Conquest Management Corporation, Toronto, Canada, a consulting firm specializing in growth strategies for retail companies.

  • UK retailer Sainsbury has named Justin King as its new CEO, replacing Sir Peter Davis, who is moving into the chairman's position.

    King formerly ran Marks and Spencer's food business and also spent seven years at Wal-Mart's Asda Group.

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