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• The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced that Matthew R. Ott, the organization's vice president of Membership and Information Technology, has been named vice president of Operations.

In addition, NGA said, Greg Ferrara, vice president of Public Affairs, has been appointed as head of government relations and communications.

• Daymon Worldwide has announced that it has hired Ross Kavanaugh, most recently the vice president of Procurement, Supply Chain and Merchandising at Office Depot in Europe, to the newly created position of Chief Sourcing and Trading Officer.
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