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The Kroger Co. (KR)

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The Kroger Co.

1014 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202-1100
United States
513 762 4000

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryGrocery Stores
Full-time employees500,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. William Rodney McMullenChairman & CEO6.37M8.66M1961
Mr. Gary MillerchipSr. VP & CFO2.34MN/A1973
Mr. Yael CossetSr. VP of Alternative Bus. & Chief Information Officer2.35M2.08M1974
Mr. Stuart W. AitkenSr. VP and Chief Merchandising & Marketing Officer2.46M2.77M1972
Mr. Timothy A. MassaSr. VP of HR & Labor Relations and Chief People Officer2.18M627.27k1967
Ms. Mary Ellen AdcockSr. VP of OperationsN/AN/A1976
Mr. Robinson C. QuastDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Christine S. WheatleySr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/A1971
Ms. Erin RolfesDirector of Corp. Communications & MediaN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Keith G. DaileyGroup VP of Corp. Affairs, Chief Communications Officer & Chief Sustainability OfficerN/AN/A1981
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


The Kroger Co. operates as a food and drug retailer in the United States. The company operates combination food and drug stores, multi-department stores, marketplace stores, and price impact warehouses. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; and multi-department stores provide apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, and toys. The company's marketplace stores offer full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty care, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys; and price impact warehouse stores provide grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. It also manufactures and processes food products for sale in its supermarkets and online; and sells fuel through fuel centers. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Corporate governance

The Kroger Co.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 September 2023 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 5; Shareholder rights: 7; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.