A&P, Montvale, N.J., said last week Lou Ruggiero, president of the company's Food Emporium division, will retire after nearly 50 years in food retailing. The company said Cheryl Palmer will succeed Ruggiero as president of Food Emporium president, effective Sept. 30. Previously, Palmer was A&P senior vice president of strategic marketing.
responsibilities. The company also said it has named Steve Hastings executive vice president, operations, and David Montoya executive vice p