King Soopers

Kroger promotes Gump to division president

Kroger promotes Gump to division president

HOUSTON — Kroger Co. has promoted Laura Gump, formerly vice president of merchandising for the Houston division, to president of the division. She succeeds Joe Kelley who was recently named president of King Soopers. “Laura has tremendous experience in the grocery and retail industries,” said Valerie Jabbar, Kroger’s senior vice president of retail operations. “Her ability to build high-performing

FMI’s Sarasin addresses King Soopers tragedy

FMI’s Sarasin addresses King Soopers tragedy

ARLINGTON, Va. — FMI president and CEO Leslie Sarasin spoke out on Thursday about the mass shooting earlier this week that left 10 people dead at a King Soopers supermarket in Boulder, Colo. “We are terribly saddened by the horrific events that took place on Monday afternoon at the King Soopers store in Boulder Colorado

Valerie Jabbar named president of Ralphs grocery chain

Valerie Jabbar named president of Ralphs grocery chain

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced Tuesday that it has promoted Valerie Jabbar to Ralphs division president. She will assume the post effective July 23, which is when current Ralphs president Donna Giordano will retire from the company after 44 years of service. Jabbar currently serves as vice president of merchandising for Ralphs. “Valerie is an exceptional

Kroger names Dennis Gibson president of King Soopers

Kroger names Dennis Gibson president of King Soopers

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has promoted Dennis Gibson to president of the company’s King Soopers division, effective July 1. He replaces Russ Dispense, who recently announced his retirement after 51 years of service. Gibson has been serving as president of the company’s QFC division based in Seattle since 2014. “Dennis is a proven executive whose