Safeway Names Next CEO

Safeway Inc. announced that Robert L. Edwards, currently the company’s President, will succeed Steven A. Burd as Chief Executive Officer when Burd retires as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on May 14, 2013. Edwards, 57, will also join the company’s board of directors.

Safeway also announced that T. Gary Rogers, currently the company’s Lead Independent Director, will become Non-Executive Chairman upon Burd’s retirement.

Read more at Food & Food Equipment News.


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