Albertsons Companies has appointed Kevin Turner vice chairman of the board of managers of AB Acquisition LLC, the company’s direct parent, and senior advisor to the chairman and CEO, Bob Miller.
Turner brings decades of retail and technology experience to his new role with the company, including roles at Walmart and Microsoft. His tenure at Walmart culminated in his appointment to CEO and president of SAM’s Club and evp of Walmart Stores, a position he served in from 2002 to 2005. During his time at Microsoft as chief operating officer, from 2005 to 2016, Turner led a number of teams including worldwide sales and marketing, the retail stores division, corporate information technology and operations.
“Albertsons Companies is building out its digital marketing and information technology teams to ensure we are best positioned to capitalize on the dynamic changes occurring in our marketplace,” said Miller. “Kevin’s retail acumen, commitment to innovation and leadership skills complements our team’s expertise and enhances our ability to serve our customers for many years to come.”