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Karl Meinhardt, Alberstons’ Vice President Social/Digital Marketing, has announced his departure from the company on LinkedIn.

“After seven digitally transformative years I am saying good bye to Albertsons,” he wrote. “I started at Albertsons LLC when there were 192 stores. After two major acquisitions and transitions there are 2300+ stores today. It’s been a fast and furious ride! I appreciate the opportunity I was afforded by LLC leadership to build one of the most amazing teams of my career, to break new digital frontiers, and to achieve awesome results in the world of digital marketing and retail.

“But when is all said and done…the real success for me as a leader is being a participant in helping employees take on new responsibilities and grow professionally, aiding them through career challenges, enabling them to afford major life purchases, and most of all, creating an environment where learning, challenge, respect, and achievement were able to flourish while having fun

“Because after all, if you’re not having fun, you are not engaging the hearts and minds of those you lead to their fullest potential.”

No word yet on what is next for Meinhardt.
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