CHICAGO - Seven executives have been elected to the board of directors of Food Marketing Institute, joining 20 who were re-elected and three who were appointed.
Food Stores, Pittsburgh; David Coborn, chairman, Coborn's, St. Cloud, Minn.; Dean Cohagan, president and chief executive officer, Bi-Lo Holdings, Greenville, S.C.; Lee Ann James, president, E.W. James & Sons Supermarkets, Union City, Tenn.; Perry Odak, president and CEO, Wild Oats Markets, Boulder, Colo.; and Dan Portnoy, president and CEO, Kings Super Markets, Parsippany, N.J.
The three directors appointed by Jeff Noddle, who is starting his second term as chairman of FMI, are Dan Sanders, CEO, United Supermarkets, Lubbock, Texas; Anders Moberg, president and CEO, Ahold, Amsterdam; and Robert Baesler, president, Baesler's Market, Terre Haute, Ind.
Re-elected to the board were Jack Brown, chairman and CEO, Stater Bros. Markets, Colton, Calif.; Steve Burd, chairman, president and CEO, Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif.; Gregory Calhoun, president and CEO, Calhoun Enterprises, Montgomery, Ala.; Craig Cole, president and CEO, Brown & Cole Stores, Bellingham, Wash.; Roger Croshaw, president, Bert's Red Apple Market, Seattle; Kevin Davis, chairman, president and CEO, Bristol Farms, Carson, Calif.; John DeJesus, president, Foodmaster Super Markets, Chelsea, Mass.; Boyd George, chairman and CEO, Alex Lee, Hickory, N.C.; Peter Gregerson, president and CEO, Gregerson's Foods, Gadsden, Ala.; Christian Haub, executive chairman, A&P, Montvale, N.J.; Robert Ingle 2nd, chairman, Ingles Markets, Black Mountain, N.C.; William Henry Johnson Jr., president, W. Lee Flowers & Co., Lake City, S.C.; Robert Mariano, chairman and CEO, Roundy's Supermarkets, Milwaukee; Don Marsh, chairman and CEO, Marsh Supermarkets, Indianapolis; Hank Meijer, co-chairman and CEO, Meijer, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Fred Morganthall, president, Harris Teeter, Mathews, N.C.; Gary Phillips, president and CEO, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Kansas City, Kan.; Al Plamann, president and CEO, Unified Western Grocers, Los Angeles; Norman Rich, president, Weis Markets, Sunbury, Pa.; and Christy Spoa Jr., president, Ellwood City Save-A-Lot, Ellwood City, Pa.