PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway here said Monday it has named Robert Edwards president of the chain, succeeding Steve Burd, who remains chairman and chief executive officer. Edwards has been executive vice president and chief financial officer since 2004. He will continue as CFO until a successor is named to that post, Safeway said. "Robert is one of those unusual executives with a strong command of both the financial and operational sides of our business," Burd said in a ...

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