CHICAGO -- Daniel R. Wegman, president of Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, N.Y., was formally installed last week as chairman of the Food Marketing Institute during FMI's Supermarket Industry Convention and Educational Exposition here.
The FMI's four vice chairmen will be Jeff Gietzen, president and chief executive officer of D&W Food Centers, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Howard M. Jenkins, chairman and CEO of Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, Fla.; Norman C. Mayne, vice president and CEO of Dorothy Lane Market, Dayton, Ohio; and Craig Schnuck, chairman and CEO of Schnuck Markets, St. Louis.
Gietzen chairs the FMI's board-level Public Affairs Committee and is a member of the EPS Oversight, Member Services, Executive, Strategic Planning and Action Plan Committees.
Jenkins is chairman of the FMI's board-level Finance Committee and a member of the Strategic Planning, Executive and Action Plan Committees.
Mayne is chairman of the FMI's board-level Member Services Committee and a member of FMI's Strategic Planning, Executive, Independent Operator and Action Plan Committees.
Schnuck chairs the FMI's board-level Industry Relations Committee and is a member of the Action Plan and ECR Executive Committees.
Mike Wright, chairman, president and CEO of Supervalu, Minneapolis, and the FMI's chairman the past two years, will continue to serve on the FMI board.
Fifteen members of FMI's board were re-elected and 10 new directors were elected. The new directors are as follows:
Pierre-Olivier Beckers, CEO of Delhaize, Brussels, Belgium, and chairman of its U.S. subsidiary, Food Lion, Salisbury, N.C.
Doug Carolan, president and CEO of Associated Wholesale Grocers, Kansas City, Kan.
Daniel G. Coborn, chairman and CEO of Coborn's, St. Cloud, Minn.
Kevin Davis, chairman, president and CEO of Bristol Farms, El Segundo, Calif.
William McKay 2nd, chairman and CEO of Wigest Corp., Indianapolis.
Jim McLean, president of Meijer Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich.
Frederick Morganthall 2nd, president of Harris Teeter, Charlotte, N.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ruddick Corp., Charlotte, N.C.