Merchandising VP Retires from Kroger

October 2004
Convenience Store News;10/16/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 13, p24
Trade Publication
This article reports that Robert E. Zincke plans to retire later this year after a 40-year career with the Kroger Co., most recently as executive vice president overseeing Kroger's merchandising strategy. In 2002, Zincke was promoted to senior vice president of the company and relocated to Cincinnati to oversee several retail divisions. Last year, he was promoted to his current position. The company also announced that Donald E. Becker has been promoted to executive vice president and assumes responsibility for Kroger's overall merchandising. For the past four years, he has served as senior vice president of the company, overseeing six retail operating divisions.


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