US grocer Albertsons has announced the appointment of Duncan Mac Naughton as group vice president, grocery merchandising. 

Mac Naughton will assume responsibility for leading Albertsons’ efforts in key centre store categories, including grocery, dairy and frozen. He will also oversee beer/wine/liquor as well as the company’s growing fuel centre operations. 

Mac Naughton has spent the past six years in leadership roles at Texas-based grocery chain H-E-B, most recently serving as group vice president, grocery. Prior to H-E-B, he spent 13 years with US food giant Kraft.