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William H. Albers award

FMI honors supermarket industry leaders

FMI honors supermarket industry leaders

 MIAMI — Hy-Vee’s Randy Edeker, Coca-Cola Co.’s Muhtar Kent, Heinen’s Grocery Stores’s Tom Heinen and IGA Inc.’s Mark Batenic were among the executives recognized Saturday when the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) gave out its leadership awards. The 2019 award recipients were honored for trading partner excellence, innovative business practices, service and statesmanship, according to FMI, which presented

FMI presents leadership awards

FMI presents leadership awards

MIAMI – The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) on Saturday recognized three executives at its Midwinter Executive Conference here. According to FMI president and CEO Leslie Sarasin, who presented the awards, the honorees share a legacy of achievement in trade relations, entrepreneurial spirit and statesmanship. “Our industry is rooted in a commitment to people and communities,” Sarasin