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• Edwin J. Holman, former chairman/CEO of Macy’s Central, has been named the chairman of The Pantry convenience store chain. He succeeds the retiring chairman/CEO Peter Sodini; Terrance Marks, former executive vice president at Coca-Cola Enterprises, was named The Pantry’s new CEO late last month.

Advertising Age reports that Burger King CMO Russ Klein has taken a leave of absence for personal reasons. His role will be filled temporarily by Mike Kappitt, the company’s senior vice president of business intelligence, and Burger King CEO John Chidsey wished Klein "a speedy return.”
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