Gust Named Fred Meyer President
Monday December 17th, 2012 - 10:44AM
These are shortcuts to your favorite social networking and bookmark sites. Add this story to your Facebook page, del.icio.us, DiggIt, and many others!
The Kroger Co. has promoted Lynn Gust to the position of president at the company's Fred Meyer Stores division. Fred Meyer operates 133 multi-department stores in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
Gust was named senior vp/operations in 2011. He began his Fred Meyer career as a parcel clerk in 1970.
"Lynn's long history with Fred Meyer and deep knowledge of our business will serve our customers well," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger president and COO. "His passion for our employees and customers make him a great fit to carry on the Fred Meyer tradition."
Tags: Housewares Cookware & Bakeware Vacuum Cleaners/Electric Cleaning Health & Personal Care Home Décor Home Environment Small Electrics Organization & Cleaning Tabletop Gadgets & Kitchen Tools Retail
Dissecting what Ron Johnson got wrong during his brief, calamitous term at the helm of J.C. Penney is sure to be the focal point of retail strategy and tactics lessons for years to come. But Penney’s future could still hinge to some extent on what he got right.