US: Kroger Reports Exit Of Ralphs President

Kroger has announced that Donna Giordano, President of its Ralphs division, is stepping down from the post, effective 23 July 2016. Giordano is retiring after 44 years with the grocery giant, and five years after being appointed to her current position.

Kroger said that Valerie Jabbar, currently VP of Merchandising at Ralphs, will take over from Giordano.  Jabbar joined the group in 1987, and has held her current position since 2013.