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Hannaford Supermarkets names new president

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) -- The Maine-based Hannaford Supermarkets chain has a new president.

The company announced Monday that Brad Wise is taking over the position. Wise has been with Hannaford since 1985, and most recently was senior vice president of human resources for Delhaize America, Hannaford's Belgium-based parent company.

Wise replaces Beth Newlands Campbell, who is becoming president of the Food Lion supermarket chain, another Delhaize America property based in Salisbury, N.C.

Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, operates 181 stores in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.