TROY, Mich. -- Donald S. Perkins, 68, a former supermarket executive, has been named chairman of Kmart Corp. here.
Perkins assumes the position formerly held by Joseph E. Antonini, who continues as president and chief executive officer. Perkins does not become a company executive and will not maintain a corporate office.
Perkins was president of Jewel Cos. for five years and chairman and chief executive for 10 years.
Jewel was the parent company o