EXECUTIVE CHANGE: FOOD LION APPOINTS DE LA FUENTE TO TOP MEAT/SEAFOOD POST

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion has named Gaelo de la Fuente vice president of meat/seafood merchandising. He replaces Bill Arnold, who has left the company.l solutions. His successor in that post has not yet been named. Prior to joining Food Lion, de la Fuente had been with Food Lion's sister company, Scarborough, Maine-based Hannaford Bros. for eight years, where he most recently served as director

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion has named Gaelo de la Fuente vice president of meat/seafood merchandising. He replaces Bill Arnold, who has left the company.

l solutions. His successor in that post has not yet been named. Prior to joining Food Lion, de la Fuente had been with Food Lion's sister company, Scarborough, Maine-based Hannaford Bros. for eight years, where he most recently served as director of deli/prepared foods.

In his new post, de la Fuente reports to Cathy Green, senior vice president, fresh merchandising, distribution and quality assurance. Food Lion operates 1,200 stores.