Albertsons LLC Names Callahan VP of Produce Merchandising
Feb 26th, 2013
Boise, ID – (February 25, 2013) – Albertsons LLC has named Jerry Callahan to the position of Vice President of Produce Merchandising, subject to the close of the store sale transaction announced on January 10, 2013, with SUPERVALU. Callahan will be responsible for continuing to grow sales and profits in the category through fostering innovation in the category and assisting the divisions in providing the best-in-fresh quality produce and programs that Albertsons LLC is known for.
“Over the last 6 years, Jerry’s contributions to our in-store produce programs have helped Albertsons LLC to set the bar for what best-in-fresh quality means, both for the industry and for our customers,” said Bob Butler, Executive Vice President of Operations. “His years of experience combined with his expertise in identifying new consumer trends and quickly implementing in-store programs will be an invaluable asset as we continue developing our produce programs.”
Callahan has been with Albertsons his entire career. He started as an assistant produce clerk in Seattle in 1982, and held a Produce Sales Manager in four divisions before joining the Corporate office team in Boise in November 2004. Prior to joining Albertsons LLC in 2006 as Produce Sales Manager for the Southwest division, Callahan was the Produce Category Manager for Albertsons, Inc.
About Albertsons LLC
Established in 2006, Albertson’s LLC is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The company is privately owned by Cerberus Capital Management, Kimco Realty Corporation, Klaff Realty, Lubert-Adler Partners, and Schottenstein Stores Corporation. The company operates 190 Albertson’s Market-branded stores in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas, and two Super Saver Foods stores in Utah, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Find more company information at AlbertsonsMarket.com and follow their social channels at Facebook.com/AlbertsonsMarket, Twitter.com/AlbertsonsMkt, and Pinterest.com/AlbertsonsMkt.
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Christine Wilcox, Albertson’s LLC
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