New Execs at Stop & Shop/Giant Food

Quincy, Mass., Ahold's Stop & Shop/Giant Food has appointed Peter Hurtgen to serve as senior VP of labor relations activities. Most recently, he served as a partner with the Morgan Lewis labor and employment group.

The company has also named Ruth Kinzey senior VP of communication and public affairs. Kinzey held similar positions throughout her career in the grocery, trucking, natural gas, and computer software industries.

Stop & Shop/Giant Food has promoted David McGlinchey to senior VP of business insight and merchandising services. McGlinchey joined Stop & Shop in 1986 and was most recently held the position of VP of merchandising services.

The company has also promoted Jim Sylvia to senior VP of real estate. Sylvia joined Stop & Shop in 1994 and has held a variety of positions in the real estate department, most recently VP of real estate.