WAL-MART STORES, BENTONVILLE, ARK., said last week Allan L. Leighton, president and chief executive officer of its Asda Group in the United Kingdom, is taking on additional responsibility for Wal-Mart's operations in Germany. The company said Leighton will remain based at Asda headquarters in Leeds, England.
STREAMLINE.COM, WESTWOOD, MASS., has named J. Gregory Ambro chief financial officer and senior vice president. Prior to joining Streamline.com, Ambro was CFO of Harris Teeter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ruddick Corp., Charlotte, N.C.
ARDEN GROUP, LOS ANGELES, has installed David M. Oliver as chief financial officer. Oliver has held senior executive positions at two major southern California supermarket retailers.
PEAPOD, SKOKIE, ILL., has named Mary R. Conrad vice president of marketing. She reports to Michael P. Brennan, senior vice president of marketing. Conrad was senior vice president and director of new business at Foote Cone & Belding.