In addition to C&S (ID News, June 30, 2003), Fleming, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in April, buyers include Grocers Supply Co., Houston, Associated Grocers of Florida, and Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Kansas City. Previously, Fleming had agreed to sell all wholesale-grocer facilities to C&S for $400 million.
In addition Peter S. Willmott, interim ceo, has stepped down and will be succeeded by Archie R. Dykes, chairman, who will work with a chief restructuring officer. Willmott will remain a director.
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