Eidson oversees merger of Midwest wholesalers

EXECUTIVE TO WATCH: Dennis Eidson, SpartanNash Title: President and CEO Biggest challenge: Leveraging the company’s new diversification

Dennis Eidson, president and CEO of SpartanNash, sees the merger of Spartan Stores and Nash Finch Co. like a marriage.

“Just as you would with a marriage and blending families, you can’t be successful if you follow a ‘my way’ or ‘your way,’” he told SN. “It has to be a blending of best practices to make ‘our way.’”

Dennis Eidson

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