Save-A-Lot Appoints McGrath CEO

Save-A-Lot has appointed Kenneth McGrath as chief executive officer, effective April 21.

McGrath spent 13 years with Lidl in executive roles including chief executive officer of Lidl Ireland from 2009 to 2013 and chief executive officer of Lidl USA from 2013 to 2015. He was most recently CEO of the Caribbean and Central America region at wireless telecommunications firm Digicel.

“We are thrilled that Kenneth has chosen to lead Save-A-Lot as we chart a new course for the company after its separation from Supervalu,” said Matthew Ross, chairman of the Save-A-Lot board of directors and managing director at Onex. “Kenneth is a strong executive that brings to Save-A-Lot tremendous experience in hard discount retailing. He is highly capable of building a world-class organization, investing in the company’s capabilities and systems, and returning Save-A-Lot to industry-leading growth by leveraging its unique market position.”