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The Kroger Co. (KR)

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The Kroger Co.
1014 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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Phone: 513-762-4000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Grocery Stores
Full Time Employees:375,000

Business Summary 

The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer worldwide. The company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. The company’s 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 comprising apparel, home fashion and furnishings, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores provide grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. Its marketplace stores include full-service grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty departments, as well as perishable and general merchandise, such as apparel, home goods, and toys. The company operates supermarkets and multi-department stores under two dozen banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs, and Smith’s. As of February 1, 2014, it operated 2,640 supermarkets and multi-department stores, of these stores 1,240 had fuel centers; and 320 fine jewelry stores, as well as operated 786 convenience stores either directly or through franchisees. The company 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 Nov 1, 2014 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 6.
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Key Executives 
Mr. W. Rodney McMullen , 53
Chief Exec. Officer, Director and Member of Proxy Committee
Mr. Michael L. Ellis , 56
Pres and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. J. Michael Schlotman , 56
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
Ms. Kathleen C. Barclay , 58
Sr. VP of HR
Ms. Mary Elizabeth Van Oflen , 56
Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Controller
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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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