President Appointed by Alex Lee
ere has named Dennis Hatchell president and chief operating officer, a new position.
Since 1989, Hatchell has been president of Lowes Food Stores, the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based retail arm of Alex Lee.
Hatchell joined Alex Lee as executive vice president of Merchants Distributors, its food wholesaling arm, in 1980 and was named president of that unit two years later.
He left the company in 1986 to become group vice presiden