ess support officer, Arthur Brouwer, has resigned to accept a job at another company. His role will be assumed on an interim basis by Dick Boer, president and chief executive officer of Ahold's Albert Heijn chain here. Brouwer had been named chief business support officer in 2003, after more than a 10 years at Ahold.
SEATTLE - Associated Grocers here has named John Wiedmann to vice president of logistics. Wiedmann comes to AG from Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., where he most recently was director of distribution in Seattle. Wiedmann succeeds Bill Kearney, who has left the company. He is responsible for the overall management of the company's warehouse distribution centers, including management of key vendors in support of transportation and logistics.
DAYVILLE, Conn. - United Natural Foods here has promoted Mark E. Shamber to vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. He previously was vice president, chief accounting officer and corporate controller. Lisa N'Chonon will succeed Shamber as corporate controller. She had been assistant corporate controller since April 2004. Shamber had been corporate controller since June 2003, vice president since August 2005 and chief accounting officer since January 2006, taking on the responsibilities of former CFO and Treasurer Rick Puckett, who left the company in January.