(Oct. 16) Boulder, Colo.-based natural and organic chain retailer Wild Oats Markets Inc. has announced that Roger Davidson will join the company on Oct. 30 as senior vice president of merchandising and marketing.

Davidson, most recently senior vice president and chief operating officer for Minneapolis-based Supervalu Inc.’s $7 billion retail food division, replaces Steve Kaczynski.

In earlier years, Davidson held jobs with supermarket operators Ahold USA Inc. and H.E. Butt Grocery Co.