SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets announced last week that John Grimes has joined the company as its new director of meat and seafood, and that Michelle Dorin has been promoted to director of pricing. Grimes, formerly a senior-level meat merchandiser for Price Chopper Supermarkets, will oversee meat and seafood merchandising and procurement at Weis. Dorin, who has been with Weis since 1987 as a buyer, category manager and specialty foods director, will oversee day-to-day pricing for grocery, dairy, frozen foods, health and beauty care, and general merchandise.
WALGREENS TAPS WASSON AS CEO
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreen Co. here said last week that Gregory D. Wasson has been named chief executive officer, effective Feb. 1. Alan G. McNally, 63, who has served as chairman and acting CEO since October, will remain chairman of the board, and Wasson will retain the position of president. Jeffrey Rein, former chairman and CEO, left in October following a failed attempt to buy Longs Drug Stores. Wasson joined Walgreens as a pharmacy intern in 1980.