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• 7-Eleven announced that Edward W. Moneypenny, its senior vice president/CFO, is retiring. He will be succeeded by Stanley W. Reynolds, currently vice president of corporate planning and

• PepsiCo has tapped Cie Nicholson, formerly VP of non-carbonated soft drinks, to be senior VP-chief marketing officer for Pepsi-Cola North America.

She succeeds Dave Burwick, who has been named president of Pepsi-Quaker, Tropicana and Gatorade Canada.

Pepsi also has named Meena Mansharamani, VP-strategic initiatives for Pepsi-Cola North America, to oversee consumer insights and innovation in a new position.

• Wal-Mart’s Asda Group in the UK announced that its customer & strategy director, Angela Spindler, will become managing director of the company’s George clothing brand.

• Peter Larkin, president of the California Grocers Association, has been elected chairman of the board for the Food Industry Association Executives (FIAE).

• The National Grocers Association (NGA) named Gregory B. Ferrara, a former independent retailer, to be its co-director of government affairs.

• Price Chopper Supermarkets promoted Kathleen Bryant, a pharmacy specialist with the company, to be director of its pharmacy operations.
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