New CEO at K-VA-T
-- K-VA-T Food Stores here announced the promotion of Steven C. Smith to chief executive officer. Smith will also keep his previous title of president. He succeeds Jack Smith, who will retain his position as chairman of the board. Steven C. Smith joined the company in 1979 at Food City, serving in various positions, including district manager, division vice president and chief operations officer. Food City is a unit of K-VA-T.
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