Safeway Names Eastern Manager
st week named James Donald executive senior vice president and manager of its Eastern division based here. Donald was director of Wal-Mart's Supercenter operations.
He succeeds Bill McDown, who retired Feb. 25 as senior vice president and manager of the 127-store division. McDown, 60, joined Safeway, based in Oakland, Calif., in 1952 and progressed through the company's retail ranks before becoming head of the Eastern division in 1991.<