SVPs Appointed at Albertsons LLC
Mar 26th, 2013
Media Contact: Christine Wilcox
Albertsons LLC Appoints SVPs of Marketing & Merchandising, Supply Chain, and Corporate Development and Real Estate
Boise, ID – (March 26, 2013) – Albertsons LLC has named company veteran Mike Massimino to the new position of Senior Vice President of Marketing & Merchandising; Rick Bunnell to the new position of Senior Vice President of Supply Chain; and Justin Ewing to the new position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Real Estate.
Massimino’s career with Albertsons began in 1975 in Logan, UT, where he started at a local store as a frozen food clerk. He held positions of increasing responsibility, eventually holding district leadership roles in merchandising and operations before moving to the corporate office in Boise as the director of grocery merchandising. Massimino served as President of GM/HBC at Albertsons Inc.’s Scottsdale office prior to joining Albertsons LLC in 2006 as Group Vice President, Center Store. Massimino will be responsible for leading the company’s national merchandising strategy and vendor partnership development.
Bunnell has been with Albertsons transportation management since 1983, when he started with the Brea distribution center, and held several leadership positions with Albertsons Inc., culminating in his being regional Vice President of Supply Chain with responsibility for the distribution centers located in the Southeast US. He joined Albertsons LLC in 2006 in that same role, and was promoted to Group Vice President of Supply Chain in 2012. Bunnell will lead the company’s Supply Chain operation which includes 12 distribution centers.
Ewing joined Albertsons LLC in 2006 as Vice President of Corporate Development, after playing an integral role in the original 2006 Albertsons acquisition. At Albertsons, he has led numerous transaction, restructuring and financing projects, and in 2011 took on the role of VP Real Estate and Development. Prior to his career with Albertsons LLC, Ewing worked for Cerberus Capital Management’s Operations Advisory team. A British national, Justin is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, and holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK.
Established in 2006, AB Acquisition LLC (“Albertsons”), which operates Acme, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Shaws & Star Market stores, 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 over 1,000 stores and 12 distribution centers in twenty nine states and employs approximately 109,000 associates. For more information, please visit www.Albertsons.com.