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Supervalu names Mark Gross president, CEO

Supervalu names Mark Gross president, CEO

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Supervalu Inc. announced on Wednesday the appointment of Mark Gross as president and chief executive officer, effective February 5. Gross, 52, will succeed Sam Duncan, who is retiring at the end of this month. Gross has more than two decades of experience in the grocery and wholesale industries. For the past

Save-A-Lot spin-off planned

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Supervalu Inc. last month filed plans to spin off its Save-A-Lot chain of discount supermarkets. Save-A-Lot would become a publicly traded company, with Supervalu shareholders controlling at least 80% of the enterprise, according to Supervalu’s filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Supervalu president and chief executive officer Sam Duncan floated

Claus takes helm at Save-A-Lot

MINNEAPOLIS – Supervalu Inc. has named Eric Claus chief executive officer of its Save-A-Lot hard discount grocery chain. He is expected to start in that role on or before January 4. Ritchie Casteel, who has been serving as president and CEO of Save-A-Lot, will continue to serve as president, reporting to Claus. Casteel will continue

Eric Claus appointed CEO of Save-A-Lot

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Supervalu Inc. on Wednesday named Eric Claus as chief executive officer at Save-A-Lot, its retail food division. Claus brings more than three decades of retail experience to the job, which he will assume on or before January 4, Supervalu noted. On the date Claus assumes his new role, Ritchie Casteel will