ARLINGTON, VA — May 5, 2009 — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced today that William Coyne, president and CEO, Raley’s Family of Fine Stores, was elected vice chairman of the FMI Board of Directors and chairman of the finance committee. He has served on the FMI Board since 2003.

     Coyne joined Raley’s in 1997 as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He served as Executive Vice President/Business Development, Chief Operating Officer and President before being named to his current position in 2003. He also serves as the Managing Partner of Super Store Industries, a $1 billion dry grocery and manufacturing partnership.

     Raley’s is the largest family-owned company in the greater Sacramento, CA area with 118 stores in California and 14 stores in Northern Nevada. The company operates under the banners of Raley’s Superstores, Bel Air Markets, Nob Hill Foods and Food Source.

     Prior to joining Raley’s, Coyne was in the private practice of law, where he specialized in business, financial and real property matters.

     He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Topco Holdings, Inc., the Western Association of Food Chains, Inc., the California Retailers Association and Sierra Adoption Services.

     Coyne received a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from the University of Illinois and a JD from the University of Southern California School of Law in Los Angeles.