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• The Boston Business Journal reports that Gary Pfeil, Roche Bros.’ vice president and general manager, has been named president of the Massachusetts-based retailer.

• dunnhumbyUSA, a joint venture between Tesco and Kroger, announced that Stuart Aitken has been hired as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and will assume management of dunnhumbyUSA from CEO Simon Hay, who is departing the US to assume broader responsibilities with the company’s London-based operations. Aitken is the former Chief Marketing Officer at crafts chain Michael’s Stores, as well as a former executive with Safeway.

In addition, Gary Cofer has joined the firm as Global Executive Vice President/ Manufacturer Practice Leader. Cofer is the former Vice President of Customer Business Development for North America with Procter & Gamble.
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