Unified’s Ling Elected Chairman of CGA Board

Unified’s Ling Elected Chairman of CGA Board

The California Grocers Association said Friday that Bob Ling has been elected chairman of the board for 2009.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Grocers Association here said Friday that Bob Ling has been elected chairman of the board for 2009. Ling is executive vice president of Unified Grocers, Los Angeles. He succeeds Richard E. Morgan, president of Holiday/Sav-Mor Foods, Cottonwood, Calif., who was named to serve on the executive committee of the board.

Other CGA board members elected to serve with Ling on the executive committee are George Frahm, executive vice president, retail operations and administration for Stater Bros. Markets, San Bernardino, Calif., first vice-chair; Jim Amen, president and chief operations officer at Super A Foods, Paramount, Calif., second vice chair; and Mike Silveira, chief administrative officer, Save Mart Supermarkets, Modesto, Calif., treasurer.

The chairman’s three appointees to the executive committee are Bill Cote, chief financial officer for Superior Grocers, Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; Karl Schroeder, president of Safeway’s Northern California division; and John LeGuluche, vice president, retail, for Kraft Foods Global’s Northern California region, based in Livermore, Calif. All seven CGA directors were re-elected.

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