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•  SpartanNash announced yesterday that it has hired Masiar Tayebi to be its new Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer.

The company said that "Tayebi has more than 20 years of experience connecting strategy, technology and innovation to drive growth and transformational change. Prior to joining SpartanNash, Mr. Tayebi was Global Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Whirlpool Corporation, as well as Chief Operating Officer of its most recent acquisition, Yummly, a leading digital food platform offering online grocery delivery to millions of users."

•  The Consumer Brands Association (CBA) announced the hiring of  Jen Daulby, most recently the minority staff director for the Committee on House Administration, to be its new SVP, government affairs.