Yael Cosset

SVP & Chief Information Officer


As senior vice president and chief information officer for The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), Yael leads the Technology and Digital functions which are committed to redefining the customer and associate experience, leveraging technology, data and digital capabilities. In addition, Yael also leads our Alternative Profit Business Portfolio, which includes among others, Kroger Personal Finance, our Financial services division, and 84.51˚ focused on Data Insight and Media monetization. He also works closely with senior business stakeholders to continue and accelerate Kroger transformation through innovative development and use of technology and data platforms.

Prior to his current position, Yael was group vice president and chief digital officer, where he led the company’s overall digital growth strategy and e-commerce expansion. He previously served as chief commercial officer and chief information officer of 84.51° since its inception in 2015. Prior to this, he held several leadership roles at dunnhumby USA, LLC, including executive vice president of consumer markets, global chief information officer, and chief executive officer of KSS Retail, a dunnhumby company and global enterprise software provider of price modeling and optimization solutions for retailers worldwide.

In 2019, Yael Cosset was recognized by Business Insider as one of 10 people transforming retail and in 2017 he was recognized by Retail Leader as one of the 17 leaders to watch in 2017.

Yael graduated Valedictorian with a master’s degree from Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Chambéry, France.

Yael and his wife live in Kentucky with their son.