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The Kroger Co. (KR)

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The Kroger Co.

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

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryGrocery Stores
Full Time Employees500,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. William Rodney McMullenChairman & CEO3.67M1.88M1961
Mr. Gary MillerchipSr. VP & CFO1.18MN/A1972
Mr. Michael J. DonnellyExec. VP & COO2.22M642.96k1959
Mr. Yael CossetSr. VP of Alternative Bus. & Chief Information Officer1.32MN/A1974
Mr. Stuart W. AitkenChief Merchant & Marketing Officer1.79MN/A1972
Ms. Rebekah ManisDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Christine S. WheatleyGroup VP, Sec. & Gen. CounselN/AN/A1971
Ms. Kristal HowardHead of Corp. Communications & Media RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Timothy A. MassaSr. VP of HR & Labor RelationsN/AN/A1967
Mr. Peter M. EngelHead of Fred Meyer Jewelers UnitN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 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.


The Kroger Co. operates as a retailer in the United States. The company operates supermarkets, multi-department stores, marketplace stores, and price impact warehouse stores. 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 departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys; and price impact warehouse stores provides 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 sells fuel through 1,567 fuel centers. As of March 25, 2020, the company operated 2,757 retail food stores under various banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia, as well as an online retail store. The Kroger Co. has a strategic partnership with Ocado Solutions to construct three new customer fulfillment centers in the Great Lakes, Pacific Northwest, and West regions. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Corporate Governance

The Kroger Co.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2020 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 6.

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.