CHICAGO — IGA here said it has named Kurt Schumacher to the new position of director of IGA-brand retail growth. Schumacher, a former marketing and merchandising executive with Fleming Cos., was most recently in charge of proprietary DSD logistics strategies for 7-Eleven. In his new post, he will be responsible for growing IGA-brand sales, focusing on itemization, promotion, marketing and vendor distribution, particularly in the four top categories of milk, bread, cheese and eggs.

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