US: Kroger Poaches Aldi Exec To Head Regional Unit

Kroger has announced the appointment of Liz Ferneding as the new President of its Ruler Foods division, effective 31 July 2017.  The division covers 48 stores in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee.

Ferneding joins from Aldi, where she has spent 11 years, most recently as Director of Corporate Buying at Aldi US.  She replaces Paul Bowen, who retired recently.