MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu said last week it has named J. Andrew Herring executive vice president, market and real estate development. Herring will oversee store development for the company's traditional retail and Save-A-Lot stores and for its independent retailers, as well as new store growth. The promotion is effective this week. Herring joined Supervalu in 1998 as vice president of corporate development and external relations, was named senior vice president the following year, and in 2002 was named executive vice president of Supervalu retail pharmacies. He played a key role in the acquisition of certain Albertsons assets in 2006, the company said.
BROOKSHIRE PROMOTES EIGHT EXECS
TYLER, Texas — Brookshire Grocery Co. has unveiled a series of executive changes. Russ Cooper has been promoted to executive vice president-general counsel, secretary. He will also serve on the company's ESOP committee. Cooper joined BGC in 1996 as corporate counsel. Greg Nordyke has been promoted to executive vice president-corporate development. He will oversee logistics, manufacturing, facility services and real estate. Nordyke is a 26-year employee. Kevin Albritton is now executive vice president-sales/marketing, overseeing category management and marketing leadership teams. Albritton has also served as store director and district vice president during his 33-year career. Kenny Holt is now executive vice president-human resources in charge of HR, risk management, benefits and the new Fresh by Brookshire's store banner. He is a 28-year employee who also served as store director and personnel training manager during his career. Jim Cousineau, a 17-year employee, has been promoted to senior vice president-pharmacy operations. Cousineau joined BGC as director of pharmacy operations, and he was promoted to vice president of pharmacy operations in 1996. John D'Anna is now senior vice president-chief information officer. He joined BGC in 1990 and has served as senior systems programmer, director-business intelligence, director-enterprise applications and vice president-IT planning/strategy. Lisa Glorioso has been promoted to vice president-pharmacy operations. Glorioso is a 17-year employee who also served as a pharmacist, pharmacy manager, pharmacy supervisor and director of pharmacy operations. Andy Newberry, who joined BGC in 2001 as an accountant, has been promoted to vice president-category management analytics. He has also served as internal auditor manager and director of pricing and analysis.