Kroger hires former Aldi executive

Clubs and Organizations

July 13, 2017

Kroger Co. has hired a former Aldi executive to run its own deep-discount chain of grocery stores. Cincinnati-based Kroger (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, hired Liz Ferneding as president of its Ruler division. Ferneding takes over July 31 for Paul Bowen, who retired in May. Ferneding has been with Aldi for the past 11 years in several leadership roles, including one