Acosta names former Kroger vet to board


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Acosta Sales and Marketing, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, on Wednesday named former Kroger president and COO Don McGeorge to its board of directors.

“Don is one of the most well-respected leaders in the retail space, and it is our privilege to welcome him to our board ,” Acosta executive chairman Gary Chartrand said. “His deep industry experience and leadership provide a unique retail perspective and helps round out our board’s expertise. We are well-positioned to help steer the company and further the success of Acosta’s CPG clients and retail customers.”

A retail veteran with more than 30 years of experience, McGeorge, while at Kroger, was responsible for all of the company’s supermarket divisions, advertising, customer relationship marketing, manufacturing, merchandising and procurement, pharmacy and retail operations until his retirement in 2009.

McGeorge also currently serves on the boards of Turning Point Ministries, Viking Cold Solutions and Symphony IRI.

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