Safeway Inc. has appointed Brian Baer president of the company’s eastern division, the supermarket operator announced. He was president of the company’s Dominick’s division from 2011, it noted.
“Brian’s proven management skills and experience will serve our customer base well in the eastern division,” said Kelly Griffith, Safeway executive vp/retail operations, in announcing the appointment.
Baer joined Safeway in 2001 as vp/finance in the Phoenix division. Before joining Safeway, Baer spent more than 12 years with the Marriott Corp. serving in various financial management positions in operations, corporate finance and real estate development, Safeway stated.