PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway on Thursday said that Des Hague, president of perishables, has decided to leave Safeway to pursue other business opportunities, and will be succeeded by Kelly Griffith, who was most recently president of the company’s Portland division. Griffith joined Safeway 28 years ago in the Seattle division, and after holding a range of retail store management positions was promoted to Safeway’s corporate retail operations team in 1999. He was named a vice president the ...

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