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Rick Keyes becomes chief executive at Meijer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. president Rick Keyes has added the title of chief executive officer. Keyes took the CEO reins effective January 1. He succeeded Hank Meijer, who has become executive chairman of Meijer, which operates 230 supercenters and grocery stores, with pharmacies, in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. “We have

Meijer plans more supercenters, store upgrades

Meijer plans more supercenters, store upgrades

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc.’s expansion plans for the year include an investment of more than $400 million in projects that will include the construction of nine new Meijer supercenters and the remodeling of 32 other outlets. The company said Wednesday that new Meijer supercenters set to open in 2016 will be located in

Keyes named Meijer president

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — After joining the company 26 years ago as a pharmacist, Rick Keyes has now become president of Meijer Inc. He takes over from J.K. Symancyk, who is leaving the supercenter chain to become the president and chief executive officer of Academy Sports + Outdoors, a sports and outdoor lifestyle retailer based

New Meijer president joined company as pharmacist

New Meijer president joined company as pharmacist

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — An executive with a pharmacy background has been named as the new president of Meijer Inc. The supercenter chain said Friday that Rick Keyes, executive vice president of supply chain and manufacturing, takes over from J.K. Symancyk, who is leaving the company to become president and chief executive officer of Academy Sports