PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle here said it has named Laura Shapira Karet as the new chief executive officer of the regional chain, succeeding her father, David Shapira, who will become executive chairman. The company, which is partly owned by the Shapira family, also said it has named John Lucot president and chief operating officer. Both promotions are effective Jan. 9. Prior to joining Giant Eagle, Karet, 42 held marketing executive positions at Sara Lee from 1997 to 2000, and before that ...

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