Delhaize, Supervalu Name Senior Execs
Brussels, Belgium, Delhaize Group has appointed Georges Jacobs chairman of the board. Jacobs, chairman of Belgian pharmaceutical concern UCB Group, succeeds the retiring Gui de Vaucleroy.
In other grocery executive news, Minneapolis-based Supervalu named Roger Davidson corporate senior VP and COO of retail food companies, a newly created position. Davidson joins Supervalu from H.E. Butt Grocery Co., where he served as senior VP of grocery procurement, merchandising and store brands.