ARLINGTON, Va. — Supervalu veteran Michael Jackson, named last week as the National Grocers Association's new president and chief executive officer, has spent a lifetime working with independents — a background that played a major role in his selection, NGA directors told SN. Jackson will formally succeed Thomas K. Zaucha on March 1, a few weeks after NGA's annual convention, scheduled for Feb. 9-12. Jackson spent 29 years with Minneapolis-based Supervalu, ultimately serving as president ...

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