MAKING THE TRANSITION

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mike Wright becomes chairman of the Food Marketing Institute this week as the supermarket industry struggles with seemingly unrelenting change. New forms of competition and shifting consumer preferences mean heavy burdens for anyone taking a leadership role.But Wright, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Supervalu, Minneapolis, brings a remarkably calm and reassuring

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mike Wright becomes chairman of the Food Marketing Institute this week as the supermarket industry struggles with seemingly unrelenting change. New forms of competition and shifting consumer preferences mean heavy burdens for anyone taking a leadership role.

But Wright, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Supervalu, Minneapolis, brings a remarkably calm and reassuring outlook to the top-elected spot of FMI, a position he will hold for two years. His attit

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