WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Raley’s Cos. has promoted three leaders, the company said Tuesday. Craig Benson was named chief information technology officer, Helen Singmaster was promoted to senior vice president and general counsel, and Matt Hilbrink was promoted to vice president of enterprise risk and asset Protection.
The company said that all three roles are for Raley’s Cos. as a whole and are a part of the company’s shared services model. These leaders support all the companies and brands in the enterprise, the company said.
Benson, who was promoted to chief information technology officer, has held several roles at Raley’s during his time at the company, most recently serving as senior vice president of technology. In his new, elevated position, Benson leads Raley’s Co.’s expansion of its technical and operational capabilities.
“As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, Craig has proven to be a thoughtful, dedicated and strategic partner,” said Raley’s Cos. president and CEO Keith Knopf. “Under his leadership and that of his team, The Raley’s Companies are consistently able to meet the demands of our business and the evolving expectations of our customers. I am grateful for his contribution and leadership.”
Singmaster was promoted to senior vice president and general counsel for the company, leading its legal strategy. In her expanded role, she supports all companies within Raley’s portfolio of companies.
“Helen is the epitome of a service leader,” Knopf said. “Helen has been a source of stability and expertise for 25 years. The board, executive leadership team and I are grateful for her leadership and ongoing contribution.”
Hilbrink was elevated to vice president of enterprise risk and asset protection. In this role he is responsible for the strategy and execution of Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety, Food Safety & Quality Assurance, Asset Protection, and Corporate Security for the portfolio of companies.
“Matt is an outstanding thought partner who prioritizes the safety and wellbeing of our team members and customers,” Knopf said. “We are fortunate to have such an experienced leader.