KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Associated Wholesale Grocers here was expected to name Jerry Garland as its new president and chief executive officer at its annual meeting yesterday, succeeding longtime company veteran Gary Phillips. Garland, 58, has been with AWG for 18 years after working 24 years in the Dallas division of Kroger Co., Cincinnati; his title before yesterday┬╣s promotion was executive vice president, marketing. Joining him on AWG's executive team will be Mike Rand, 56, in the new ...

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