BOLTON TAKES BRUNO'S HELM AFTER KKR KNOT IS TIED

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Following shareholder approval of the merger of Bruno's here into Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts, the chain named William J. Bolton, a veteran American Stores Co. executive, as its new chairman and chief executive officer last week.Bruno's has now cleared the final hurdle in its joining with KKR and has put its top leadership in place as it goes private. Now, Bolton, in his new role,

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Following shareholder approval of the merger of Bruno's here into Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts, the chain named William J. Bolton, a veteran American Stores Co. executive, as its new chairman and chief executive officer last week.

Bruno's has now cleared the final hurdle in its joining with KKR and has put its top leadership in place as it goes private. Now, Bolton, in his new role, must turn his attentions toward aggressively remodeling Bruno's store base, enhanc

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