PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway here on Monday said that Robert L. Edwards, currently the company's president, will succeed Steven A. Burd as chief executive officer when Burd retires as chairman and CEO on May 14. Edwards, 57, will also join the company's board of directors. In addition, Safeway also said that T. Gary Rogers, currently the company's lead independent director, will become non-executive chairman following Burd's retirement. Edwards joined Safeway as ...
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