Grocery Industry Icons & Innovators
EVP & Chief Merchandising Officer
Save A Lot
Chris serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Save A Lot. He is charged with driving the commercial go to market strategy ensuring success for the independent retail partners. Chris has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the US Grocery Retail/Wholesale Industry.
Prior to joining Save A Lot Chris served as the Senior Vice President of Consumable Merchandising at Family Dollar. where he led the Food, Beverage, Tobacco, Household Products and Health & Beauty Care businesses. He also held multiple leadership positions at Topco Associates, LLC including Executive Vice President.
Chris began his career in grocery retailing at the HEB Grocery Company serving in various Merchandising, Marketing, Store Operations and Financial Planning & Analysis leadership positions.
Chris graduated from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. Chris and his wife, Nettie, live in Chicago and enjoy traveling.