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Fareway Hires Three Industry Veterans As DSD Category Directors

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Midwest grocer Fareway Stores has hired three new directors in its direct store deliveries (DSD) division under the leadership of Tom Laven, director of DSD.

Chris Carrow has been named director of malt beverages. He most recently worked with Anheuser-Busch for the last 17 years.

Nick Huberty has been appointed director of carbonated beverages. He most recently worked with PepsiCo for the last 16 years.

Cory Meiners takes over as director of wine and spirits. Meiners most recently worked with Johnson Brothers for the last 21 years.

“We welcome our new team to Fareway and look forward to having such talented and knowledgeable individuals working with our marketing department and retail stores,” said Fareway CEO Reynolds W. Cramer.

Fareway operates 112 stores located in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.

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