Winn-Dixie Names Sevin, Schlosser
xie Stores here has named Ronald A. Sevin a senior vice president of the company, with responsibilities for overseeing Winn-Dixie divisions in Tampa, Fla.; New Orleans; and Fort Worth, Texas. He was a vice president and regional director, with responsibilities for overseeing those same divisions. He reports to Charles H. McKellar, executive vice president.
James A. Schlosser, president of Winn-Dixie's Midwest division, was named a vice president of the company. His responsibilities have not changed. Schlosser reports to Howard E. Hess, senior vice president and regional director of the Midwest, Atlanta and Montgomery divisions.
The appointments are part of a realignment of Winn-Dixie management following the retirement last month of E.T. (Ed) Walters as senior vice president and regional director of the company's Orlando and Miami, Fla., divisions, a company official said.
Chairman Appointed at Ralphs
COMPTON, Calif. -- Ralphs Grocery Co. here said Ron Burkle has resumed the title of chairman following the retirement of Byron Allumbaugh last month.
Burkle -- managing partner of Yucaipa Cos., Los Angeles, which holds a controlling interest in Ralphs -- succeeded Allumbaugh as chairman in mid-1995 when Yucaipa acquired Ralphs but returned the title to Allumbaugh a year ago. Allumbaugh, who retired as chairman and chief executive officer, had a 38-year career at Ralphs. He will continue to serve on corporate boards and do consulting work.
Albertson's to Fill Four Slots
Boise, Idaho -- Albertson's here has announced four executive promotions. Rod Antolock has been promoted from manager, San Antonio division, to vice president, San Antonio division.
Mike Patton has been promoted from manager, Houston division, to vice president, Houston division.
Wayne Denningham has been promoted from manager, Rocky Mountain division, to vice president, Rocky Mountain division.
Pete Van Helden, who was manager, Oregon division, has been appointed vice president, Florida division.
Antolock and Patton report to William Emmons, senior vice president and regional manager. Denningham and Van Helden report to Dennis Lucas, senior vice president and regional manager.