Former Biggs CEO Kaczynski to Head Rx Chain

MIAMI — Navarro Discount Pharmacies said yesterday that longtime supermarket industry executive Steve Kaczynski has been named chief executive officer of the 28-unit, Hispanic-focused chain.

Kaczynski succeeds Marcio C. Cabrera, managing director of Navarro's parent company, MBF Healthcare Partners, who was serving as the company’s interim CEO.

Kaczynski most recently was president and CEO of Bigg's, the Cincinnati-based supermarket chain owned by Supervalu, and has previously held executive positions with Wild Oats Markets, Giant Food Stores and Cub Foods.

“We are very excited to have an individual with Steve’s leadership ability and retail expertise as the chief executive officer of Navarro,” said Cabrera in a prepared statement. “In addition to his leadership skills, I believe that Steve’s expertise in merchandising and marketing will be essential in execution of the company’s future growth plans.”

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