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•  Albertsons announced that it has hired Alice Chan, a 16-year PepsiCo veteran who most recently was senior director of sales strategy for its Frito-Lay division, to be VP of sales and marketing for own brands, a new position at the company.

•  The Consumer Brands Association (CBA) yesterday announced that Ellen Davis, most recently senior vice president at the National Retail Federation and president of the NRF Foundation, will join the association as executive vice president, industry engagement.