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Albertsons taps Coester as SVP of Own Brands

Albertsons taps Coester as SVP of Own Brands

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has promoted Chad Coester to senior vice president of Own Brands. He succeeds Geoff White, who was recently named chief merchandising officer. In his new post, Coester is responsible for Albersons’ growing portfolio of private label products. “Chad brings infectious energy to everything he does,” White said. “His versatile background

Geoff White named EVP at Albertsons

Geoff White named EVP at Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has promoted Own Brands president Geoff White to executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. Under White’s leadership, Own Brands penetration grew from 23.0% in fiscal year 2017 to 25.3% in the company’s most recently reported quarter. O Organics and Open Nature represent 23.6% of the total natural and organic

Albertsons promotes White, Withers

Albertsons promotes White, Withers

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. on Wednesday named Geoff White to the new position of president of the company’s own brands organization, and promoted Mike Withers to executive vice president of retail operations. In his new role, White will lead the company’s Own Brands team, including the Culinary Kitchen and Technical Center. He will be responsible for furthering the