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Heileman names chief executive


G. Heileman Brewing Co., which owns a brewery in Halethorpe, will get a new president and chief executive officer after its previously announced purchase by Hicks, Muse & Co. Inc. of Dallas.

Richard F. Gaccione, 46, most recently was a senior vice president with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. He said he does not foresee any immediate changes at the local brewery

Hicks, Muse announced Nov. 1 it would acquire La Crosse, Wis.-based Heileman in a $390 million deal.

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