Steve Arnold
Steve Arnold

Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc. has promoted three men from within its operation to executive positions.

Steve Arnold is now executive vice president of marketing of the Kansas City, Kan.-based grocery supplier, according to a news release.

He most recently was senior vice president of grocery products, having served in that position since 2007 according to the release. He has worked for the company for almost 20 years. Arnold started his career as a sales manager for the regional retail chain Price Chopper.

Dan Funk, who has been serving as president of Valu Merchandisers Co., a subsidiary of Associated Wholesale Grocers, has been promoted to fill the post of senior vice president of grocery products.

The company promoted Dave Sutton to fill the president’s position at Valu Merchandisers Co.