KR - The Kroger Co.

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The Kroger Co.

1014 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States
513-762-4000
http://www.thekrogerco.com

SectorConsumer Defensive
IndustryGrocery Stores
Full Time Employees500,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. William Rodney McMullenChairman & CEO1.98M2.18M1961
Mr. John Michael SchlotmanExec. VP & CFO1.35MN/A1958
Mr. Michael J. DonnellyExec. VP & COO1.25M1.41M1959
Mr. Christopher T. HjelmExec. VP & Chief Information Officer1.11M130.68k1962
Mr. Stuart W. AitkenGroup VP991.71kN/A1972
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 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. Currency in USD.

Description

The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. It also manufactures and processes food products for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates supermarkets, 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 care departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys; and convenience stores comprise a limited assortment of staple food items and general merchandise, as well as sells fuel. 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 March 8, 2018, the company operated 2,800 retail food stores under various banner names, as well as an online retail store. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Corporate Governance

The Kroger Co.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2018 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 8; 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 a 10 indicates higher governance risk.