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•  Kroger has announced the retirement of Joe Grieshaber, senior vice president and chief merchant, who has worked for the company for almost four decades, starting as a store management trainee in 1983.

Grieshaber will be succeeded by Stuart W. Aitken, currently senior vice president of alternative business and CEO of 84.51˚, Kroger's data analytics subsidiary. Yael Cosset, senior vice president and chief information officer, will assume responsibility for alternative business and 84.51˚.