9. RICK COHEN

Key development: More than $10 billion in new retail accounts.What's next: Strengthening its new business in the Northeast and Southeast.While Rick Cohen prefers to stay out of the spotlight, he's never too far from center stage.The chief executive officer of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Keane, N.H., has directed his company to play a role in nearly all of the recent major dramas in the food retailing industry.

Key development: More than $10 billion in new retail accounts.

What's next: Strengthening its new business in the Northeast and Southeast.

While Rick Cohen prefers to stay out of the spotlight, he's never too far from center stage.

The chief executive officer of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Keane, N.H., has directed his company to play a role in nearly all of the recent major dramas in the food retailing industry. In doing so, he's transformed the once-obscure C

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