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• Albertsons announced that it has named Doug Cyan, the company’s vice president of marketing and merchandising, to be division president of Jewel-Osco. He succeeds Mike Withers, who has been named executive vice president of retail operations, East region for the company.

• General Mills announced that when its CEO, Ken Powell, retires this summer, he will be succeeded by Jeffrey Harmening, the company's president/COO.

Powell will remain as chairman for the time being.
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