PRESIDENT RESIGNS AT SMART & FINAL

VERNON, Calif. -- Smart & Final here said last week that Phillip E. Hawkins, president and chief operating officer since August, has left the company as part of a restructuring designed to refocus its marketing efforts.Ross E. Roeder, 60, who was named Smart & Final's chairman and chief executive officer in January, has added the title of president. The office of chief operating officer has not been

VERNON, Calif. -- Smart & Final here said last week that Phillip E. Hawkins, president and chief operating officer since August, has left the company as part of a restructuring designed to refocus its marketing efforts.

Ross E. Roeder, 60, who was named Smart & Final's chairman and chief executive officer in January, has added the title of president. The office of chief operating officer has not been filled, the company said.

According to Roeder, "Phil and I had discus

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