Nash Finch Co., Minneapolis, said Christopher A. Brown has been named to the new position of executive vice president of merchandising. He reports to Ron Marshall, Nash Finch president and chief executive officer. Brown was executive vice president for procurement and merchandising at the Farm Fresh division of Richfood Holdings, Richmond, Va.
f financial services. Previously, he was president of support services at Albert Heijn, Ahold's supermarket chain in The Netherlands.