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    The Kroger Co. (KR)

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    The Kroger Co.
    1014 Vine Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    United States - Map
    Phone: 513-762-4000
    Website: http://www.kroger.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Grocery Stores
    Full Time Employees:400,000

    Business Summary 

    The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company’s marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates under the banner brands, such as Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, etc., as well as Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 2,778 retail food stores, including 1,387 fuel centers; 784 convenience stores; and 323 fine jewelry stores and an online retail store, as well as franchised 78 convenience stores. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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    Corporate Governance 
    The Kroger Co.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 4.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. W. Rodney McMullen , 55
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Member of Proxy Committee
    Mr. J. Michael Schlotman , 58
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Michael J. Donnelly , 57
    Exec. VP of Merchandising
    Ms. Mary Elizabeth Van Oflen , 58
    Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Controller
    Mr. Christopher T. Hjelm , 54
    Chief Information Officer and Exec. VP
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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