Rite Aid has appointed Trent Kruse as svp/investor relations and treasury.
In the newly created role, Kruse will lead the company’s investor relations and treasury efforts, including strategic engagement with the investor community and analysts around the company’s revitalization efforts. He will also oversee the enhancement of environmental, social and governance policies at Rite Aid.
Kruse joins Rite Aid from Scientific Games, a leader in the gaming and lottery industry, where he served as svp/investor relations. Before that, he spent nearly 15 years with J.C. Penney, and was promoted into several roles of increasing responsibility across financial planning and analysis, investor relations, communications and treasury. He ultimately served as svp/treasury, investor relations and credit.
“It is great to welcome Trent to Rite Aid’s senior leadership team as we continue driving our strategy forward,” said Matthew Schroeder, evp/chief financial officer, Rite Aid. “Trent’s excellent relationships with the finance and investment communities, and in-depth experience managing investor communications and capital markets activity, will play an essential role in realizing Rite Aid’s vision for the future.”