- 7-Eleven, Inc. announced the appointment of Russ Klein as managing director of marketing and Robin Michel as managing director of merchandising. Jay Giesen has been named managing director of Vcom, the company’s “advanced function ATM” initiative.
Fleming Cos. named Jim Thatcher to be President, Fleming IGA, in charge of supporting more than 600 IGA retail locations supplied by the company. Most recently, Thatcher was President, Southern Operations for Fleming Retail. He joined Fleming in 1997 as President for the company's Utah Food 4 Less stores. Thatcher previously served as Vice President, Operations for Kash-N-Karry, a subsidiary of Food Lion, and spent 21 years with Albertson's.
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