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• Kroger yesterday announced that Michael Marx, the company's vice president of people operations, will become president of its just-acquired Roundy's Supermarkets in Wisconsin.

At the same time, Don Rosanova, Roundy's executive vice president of operations, has been named president of its Mariano's business.

Both executives will report to Roundy's CEO Bob Mariano.

• Kroger yesterday also named Zane Day, vice president of operations for its Smith’s division, to be the new president of its Nashville division. He succeeds Rick Going, who recently retired after 35 years with the company.
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