MEYER ELECTED SPARTAN PRESIDENT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The board of directors at Spartan Stores here last week unanimously elected James B. Meyer as the new president and chief operating officer.Meyer, chief financial officer and senior vice president of corporate support services, succeeds Patrick M. Quinn, the wholesaler's president and chief executive officer for 11 years. Quinn, 62, announced late last month that he will retire

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The board of directors at Spartan Stores here last week unanimously elected James B. Meyer as the new president and chief operating officer.

Meyer, chief financial officer and senior vice president of corporate support services, succeeds Patrick M. Quinn, the wholesaler's president and chief executive officer for 11 years. Quinn, 62, announced late last month that he will retire next year but will remain CEO until July 1997, when Meyer, 50, will add the CEO titl

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