Nash Finch Co., Minneapolis, said Christopher A. Brown has been named to the new position of executive vice president of merchandising. He reports to Ron Marshall, Nash Finch president and chief executive officer. Brown was executive vice president for procurement and merchandising at the Farm Fresh division of Richfood Holdings, Richmond, Va.
f financial services. Previously, he was president of support services at Albert Heijn, Ahold's supermarket chain in The Netherlands.
A&P, Montvale, N.J., said last week it has named John E. Metzger to the position of vice president, logistics. Repsonsible for the management of all supply chain logistics, Metzger will report directly to Michael J. Larkin, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer. Previously, Metzger was senior vice president, CS Integrated LLC, Secaucus, N.J., where he was responsible for for strategic planning.