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Ahold USA announced that Mark McGowan, president of the company's Stop & Shop New England Division, has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Ahold USA.

Joe Kelley, who has been serving as CEO of Indiana-based Marsh Supermarkets, has been hired to succeed McGowan as president of the Stop & Shop division. Kelley, a Massachusetts native, previously was executive vice president at Price Chopper, and also worked at Bozzuto's.

Meanwhile, at Marsh, COO Bill Hollsworth has been named interim CEO in the wake of Kelley's unexpected departure.
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