FMI Names Board of Directors

Food Marketing Institute said it has elected 11 new members to its board of directors and reelected 26 members. Elected and reelected directors are: Joseph Azzolina Sr., president, Food Circus Supermarkets, Middletown, N.J.; Robert W. Baesler, president, Baesler's Market, Terre Haute, Ind.; Rob Bartels, president and chief executive officer, Martin's Super Markets, South Bend, Ind.; Pierre-Olivier

CHICAGO — Food Marketing Institute said it has elected 11 new members to its board of directors and reelected 26 members.

Elected and reelected directors are: Joseph Azzolina Sr., president, Food Circus Supermarkets, Middletown, N.J.; Robert W. Baesler, president, Baesler's Market, Terre Haute, Ind.; Rob Bartels, president and chief executive officer, Martin's Super Markets, South Bend, Ind.; Pierre-Olivier Beckers, president and CEO, Delhaize Group, Brussels; Michael A. Bozzuto, chairman, president and CEO, Bozzuto's, Cheshire, Conn.; J.H. “Jay” Campbell Jr., president and CEO, Associated Grocers, Baton Rouge, La.; Alec C. Covington, president and CEO, Nash Finch Co., Minneapolis; William J. Coyne, president and CEO, Raley's, Sacramento, Calif.; William E. Crenshaw, president, Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, Fla.; Charles L. D'Amour, president and chief operating officer, Big Y Stores, Springfield, Mass.; David B. Dillon, chairman and CEO, Kroger Co., Cincinnati; Ron Edenfield, president and CEO, Wayfield Foods, Atlanta; Neil M. Golub, president and CEO, Price Chopper Supermarkets, Schenectady, N.Y.; Dale C. Henley, president and CEO, Haggen Inc., Bellingham, Wash.; Ronald C. Hodge, president and CEO, Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine; Peter H.H. Hung, chairman, Hop Hing Group, Hong Kong; Richard “Ric” N. Jurgens, chairman and CEO, Hy-Vee, West Des Moines, Iowa; Louis Katopodis, president and CEO, Fiesta Mart, Houston; Angel Losada, chairman and CEO, Grupo Gigante, Nueva Granada, Mexico; Brandt C. Louie, president and COO, H.Y. Louie Co., Vancouver, British Columbia; John Lucot, executive vice president and COO, Giant Eagle, Pittsburgh; Russell T. “Tres” Lund III, chairman and CEO, Lund Food Holdings, Minneapolis; Bill MacAloney, chairman and CEO, Jax Markets, Anaheim, Calif.; Tokutaro Masui, president and CEO, Kinokuniya Co., Tokyo; Bill McEwan, president and CEO, Sobeys Inc., Stellarton, Nova Scotia; J. Christopher Michael, president and CEO, Associated Wholesalers, Robesonia, Pa.; A.C. “Anders” Moberg, president and CEO, Ahold, Amsterdam; Michael Needler, chairman, president and CEO, Fresh Encounter, Findlay, Ohio; Mike Provenzano, president and CEO, Pro's Ranch Markets, Ontario, Calif.; Senator Feargal Quinn, president, Superquinn, Dublin, Ireland; Pat Raybould, president, B&R Stores, Lincoln, Neb.; Richard L. Riesbeck, president and CEO, Riesbeck Food Markets, St. Clairsville, Ohio; Dan Sanders, CEO, United Supermarkets, Lubbock, Texas; Scott C. Schnuck, chairman and CEO, Schnuck Markets, St. Louis; Joey Eldon Scolari, president and CEO, Scolari's Food and Drug, Sparks, Nev.; Craig Sturken, chairman, president and CEO, Spartan Stores, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Colleen J. Wegman, president, Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, N.Y.; and Lauri Youngquist, president and COO, Knowlan's Super Markets, Minneapolis.

As previously reported, Steven C. Smith, president and CEO of K-VA-T Food Stores, Abingdon, Va., was elected to a two-year term as chair of the FMI board. He succeeds Jeff Noddle, chairman and CEO of Supervalu, Minneapolis, who remains immediate past chair.

Also as previously reported, the four vice chairs of FMI committees are:

  • Industry relations: Fred Morganthall, president, Harris Teeter, Matthews, N.C.

  • Finance: Gary Phillips, president and CEO, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Kansas City, Kan.

  • Public affairs: Norman S. Rich, president and CEO, Weis Markets, Sunbury, Pa.

  • Member services: Richard “Ric” Jurgens, chairman, president and CEO, Hy-Vee, West Des Moines, Iowa.