Kroger advances NEW Board Member M. Marnette Perry
Thursday, October 25, 2012
NEW Board Member At-Large M. Marnette Perry has been named senior vice president, strategic
initiatives and operations for The Kroger Co.
Perry will lead Kroger's retail operations and
several strategic initiatives, including efforts to reach value-conscious
customers. In her previous role as vice president, she was responsible for
eight supermarket divisions. Perry recently led the team responsible for Kroger's
"faster checkout” rollout, which has reduced customer wait times at checkout
from an average of four minutes to thirty seconds.
"Marnette's experience in turning ideas into action in our
floral and natural foods departments, and our faster checkout initiatives, will
enhance the spirit of innovation at Kroger,” said Kroger Presdient and COO
Rodney McMullen.Perry joined Kroger in 1972 as a part-time cashier and has held many
leadership positions, including president of the Michigan and Columbus divisions.
M. Marnette Perry