Kevin Hayes, who has worked with United Grocers Inc. (UGI) as director of business development for the last 12 years, will retire in May.\r\n\r\nTo ensure a smooth transition with his replacement, Hayes will remain with UGI until May 31.\r\n\r\nIn a statement, UGI acknowledged Hayes’s contributions to the industry and “his commitment to working in the best interest of all partners.”\r\n\r\nAdding new members to your team? Getting a promotion? Starting a new job? Let us know. Send your submissions to online editor Kristin Laird. Please include a headshot when possible.