Kroger Co., Cincinnati, said Dennis Hood will retire from Fry's Food & Drug Stores, Phoenix, where he was president and chief executive officer since 1981. He will serve as chairman of Fry's executive committee until his retirement in May. The company said Michael J. Donnelly, vice president of merchandising at Fry's, has been named as Hood's successor. of limited-assortment stores. He reports to Jerry Garland, executive vice president of marketing. Purvis was vice president of Aldi ...

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