MINNEAPOLIS -- Harold B. Finch Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Nash Finch Co. here -- known affectionately to his friends as "Shorty" -- has died following injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Funeral services for Finch, 67, were held here last week. Alfred N. Flaten, president and chief operating officer of Nash Finch for the past three years, was named to succeed Finch as CEO. The office of chairman will remain vacant "for at least a period of time in honor of the ...

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