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Albertsons Companies Appoints Susan Morris EVP, East Region

Christine Wilcox


Apr 15th, 2016

Corporate Newsroom

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Susan Morris, EVP, East Region


BOISE, Idaho — April 15, 2016 — Albertsons Companies announced today that it has appointed current Denver Division President Susan Morris to the position of Executive Vice President of Retail Operations over its East Region. Morris is filling the vacancy created when Kelly Griffith announced earlier this month that he would be leaving the company.

Since March of 2015, Morris has led the Company’s Denver Division team, overseeing over 130 stores in five states. She joined Albertsons when she was 16 as a customer service clerk in Colorado, and worked at store level until she graduated from Colorado State University when she accepted a job at the division office. Her career has spanned roles from Store Director to Corporate Grocery Sales Director, Vice President of Bakery and Operations and, upon the sale of Albertson’s Inc.’s assets to SUPERVALU, Vice President of Customer Satisfaction. In 2010, she was Senior Vice President of Sales and Merchandising when she left SUPERVALU to join Albertsons LLC. In March 2013, Morris moved from her role as Vice President of Marketing & Merchandising for the Southwest Division to Intermountain Division President.

“Starting at an entry level position and working your way up to a leadership role is very much alive and well at Albertsons Companies, and Susan is the latest example of that,” said Wayne Denningham, Chief Operating Officer. “In the span of our company’s history, we have helped to develop some of the greatest retail leaders in the industry today, and Susan is certainly an excellent addition to that list. Her experience in grocery is invaluable both as an operator and a merchant. We look forward to her taking on this key role as we look to continue to grow and strengthen our operation while furthering our goal of becoming the Favorite Local Supermarket across the nearly 2,300 neighborhoods we serve.”

About Albertsons Companies

Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with both a strong local presence and national scale. We operate stores across 35 states and the District of Columbia under 18 well-known banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, ACME, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market and Carrs.

2 Responses to Albertsons Companies Appoints Susan Morris EVP, East Region

  1. Henry E. Wilson 19/04/2016 at 4:36 am

    I am trying to determine who would be the “Community Relations” contact for the ACME Market @ 5927-59 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128.

    We (Neighbors on the 500 block of Gerhard Street – adjacent to your store – many owners of 20 years or more) are dealing with a builder currently developing a property @ 502 Gerhard Street who (during construction) utilized your parking lot as a construction staging area and an access point to his property – in the process, destroying the fence that separated the properties. He has since replaced a small section f the affected fence but in the process added a gate that would allow access to the ACME property and vice versa which could be analogous to an easement (granted passively) unless the management act immediately.

    We will be in contact with the store manager today but want to ensure this issue gets escalated and addressed while the City of Philadelphia has this issue on their radar screen.

    Thanks for any information you may provide.

    Henry E. Wilson

    • Christine Christine 19/04/2016 at 9:59 am

      Hi Mr. Wilson,
      I’ve forwarded your note to our ACME Markets team. You can reach out to their offices at (610) 889-4000.


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