Jenkins Leaves Sainsbury Board
David Jenkins, former chairman of Shaw's Supermarkets here, has retired as a director of J. Sainsbury, Shaw's London-based parent company.
Jenkins, 65, told SN he will play a key role in developing the second annual Efficient Consumer Response conference, scheduled to be held in Chicago March 20 to 22, before retiring completely from the food industry.
Jenkins joined Sainsbury's board in March 1993, upon his retirement as an officer of Shaw's.
He was one of the original co-chairmen of the Joint Industry ECR Executive Committee and was a pioneer in creating the original vision of ECR.
C&S Adds Position Of Operating Chief
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- C&S Wholesale Grocers here has named Ron Wright to the new position of executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Wright has held various positions related to grocery, frozens and dairy procurement since joining the company in 1983. He most recently was senior vice president.
In his new post, he reports to Richard Cohen, president.
Vons Cos. Appoints New Executive VP
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Vons Cos. here has named Terry Peets to the new post of executive vice president. He is responsible for sales and marketing, procurement, manufacturing and Efficient Consumer Response. Before joining Vons, Peets had spent 18 years with Ralphs Grocery Co., Compton, Calif., most recently as executive vice president (where his responsibilities have been absorbed by existing management). He also managed the transition team when Ralphs merged with Food 4 Less Supermarkets, La Habra, Calif., earlier this year. At Vons, Peets reports to Richard Goodspeed, president and chief operating officer.
Fred Meyer Names VP, Treasurer
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Fred Meyer Inc. here has named James C. Aalberg vice president and treasurer.
He succeeds Mike Don, who was named senior vice president of strategic planning and asset management.
Aalberg joins Fred Meyer from West One Bank here, where he was vice president and senior commercial lender.
He reports to Kenneth Thrasher, senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Senior VP Named By Price Chopper
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- Price Chopper Supermarkets here has named Joe Livorsi senior vice president of sales and marketing.
Livorsi's appointment fills a position which had been vacant for a number of years. He assumes responsibility for sales and marketing from Larry Zettle, executive vice president.
Livorsi most recently was senior vice president of sales and marketing for Randalls Food Markets, Houston. In his new position, he reports to Zettle.