Albertsons Names New President, COO

BOISE, IDAHO — Albertsons Cos. has promoted its executive vice president and chief operating officer, Wayne Denningham, to president and chief operating officer. Bob Miller remains chairman and CEO, a role he has held since April 2015.

Denningham will continue to lead store operations with added oversight of marketing and merchandising, supply chain, manufacturing and integration, all of which will continue under their current leadership.

Denningham began his career with Albertsons in 1977 as a clerk and worked his way up in the organization. He eventually served as both executive vice president of marketing and merchandising and executive vice president of operations.

Albertsons is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with stores in 35 states and the District of Columbia under 19 banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen and Carrs.

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