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Retired Kroger COO joins Acosta board

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Retired Kroger president and COO, Don McGeorge, has joined the board of directors of Acosta Sales & Marketing, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.

During his time at Kroger, McGeorge 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. 

“Don is one of the most well-respected leaders in the retail space, and it is our privilege to welcome him to our board of directors,” said Gary Chartrand, Acosta executive chairman of the board. “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.”

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