Kroger’s Chief Information Officer Christopher Hjelm is retiring, with Chief Digital Officer Yael Cosset set to add that role to his current duties.
"Yael and Chris have worked collaboratively to support Kroger's technology evolution,” says Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen. "Consistent with our history of thoughtful succession planning, Chris and Yael have a deliberate transition plan to ensure continuity while successfully delivering on our Restock Kroger technology initiatives to redefine the grocery customer experience.”
Cosset has also been promoted to Senior Vice President. "Yael is driving our business forward in support of Restock Kroger," McMullen comments. "He is a passionate advocate for applying technology, innovation and customer science to make a difference in the lives of our customers. Yael has the qualifications, skills and strategic mindset to ensure technology and digital are key accelerators of Kroger's future success.”