Rockland, Mass.-based, Tedeschi Food Shops Inc., appointed Charles F. Fitzgibbons president and John F. Ransom vice chairman.

Robert "Bob" Shapard replaced H. Pete Smith as executive vice president and CFO of Ultramar Diamond Shamrock (UDS), headquartered in San Antonio. Prior to UDS, Shapard was the CEO for the Australian operation of TXU Co.

Ken McMullen, vice president of operations of Powell, Tenn.-based Weigel's Farm Stores, was named vice president and CEO. Weigel's operates 41 stores in east Tennessee.

Steven R. Hostetter joined DB Companies Inc., based in Providence, R.I., as senior vice president of operations. Hostetter will be responsible for all 184 corporate and franchise-operated DB Marts.
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