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• Safeway announced that it has hired Joseph Ennen, formerly the group vice president for innovation at PepsiCo, to be its new senior vice president of consumer brands.

• CVS Caremark has named Mike Bloom, the company’s senior vice president of merchandising, to be senior vice president of merchandising and supply chain.

In addition, the drug store chain said that Scott Baker, who has been running CVS’s integration of the Longs Drug stores, has been named senior vice president of internal operations and real estate.

CVS also said that Hanley Wheeler, senior vice president of the Central Division, will now add the Eastern Division to his responsibilities, while Dennis Palmer, senior vice president in the Western Division, adds Hawaii to his portfolio.
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