Donald Back to His Roots as CEO of Haggen

Jim Donald, a longtime industry veteran who ran Pathmark Stores for several years and then became chief executive officer of Starbucks Corp., is scheduled to join regional retailer Haggen Inc. today as president and CEO. Observers said the 33-unit supermarket chain, based here, should benefit from Donald's range of experience, people skills and operational expertise. Jim has the

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Jim Donald, a longtime industry veteran who ran Pathmark Stores for several years and then became chief executive officer of Starbucks Corp., is scheduled to join regional retailer Haggen Inc. today as president and CEO.

Observers said the 33-unit supermarket chain, based here, should benefit from Donald's range of experience, people skills and operational expertise.

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