Kansas City, Kan.-based Balls Food Stores, which operates 17 Price Chopper and 11 Hen House Market locations in the greater Kansas City area, recently promoted several executives.

Mike Beal, previously chief financial officer, was promoted to chief operating officer. Tim Bodine was promoted to vice president of finance and administration, Dave Gryzowka is now the vice president of store development and Gregg Frost was promoted to vice president of Hen House operations.

The company said David Ball continues as chairman, president and chief executive officer and Peter Raith remains vice president of sales and marketing.

No changes were made to perishables management, said Lisa Ruth, administrative assistant to the president and chief executive officer.