LAKELAND, Fla. — Charlie Jenkins Jr., who led Publix Super Markets to its first $1 billion profit year, last week announced plans to retire as chief executive officer of the retailer based here. Ed Crenshaw, currently president of Publix, will assume the CEO role upon Jenkins' retirement on March 29, 2008. Jenkins, a nephew of Publix founder George W. Jenkins, will remain a member of the board of directors for the company and is expected to assume the role as chairman following his ...

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