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Joe Grieshaber to lead Fred Meyer

Joe Grieshaber to lead Fred Meyer

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has named Joe Grieshaber president of Fred Meyer Stores. He replaces Jeff Burt, who resigned on Monday to head Target Corp.’s grocery business. Grieshaber has been serving as president of Kroger’s Columbus division. Succeeding him in that role will be Dan De La Rosa, who currently serves as vice president of merchandising

Target taps Jeff Burt as grocery head

Target taps Jeff Burt as grocery head

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. on Monday announced the appointment of Jeff Burt as senior vice president, grocery, fresh food and beverage. Burt joins Target from Kroger Co., where he most recently served as president of the Fred Meyer division. He will assume his new post effective April 10. In this role, Burt will be charged

Lynn Gust retiring as Fred Meyer president

Lynn Gust retiring as Fred Meyer president

CINCINNATI — Fred Meyer president Lynn Gust is retiring from his post as Kroger Co.’s Fred Meyer Stores division, effective January 31. He will be succeeded by Jeff Burt, president of Kroger’s Central division. Fred Meyer, based in Portland, Ore., offers one-stop shopping at 132 multi-department stores in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Gust started