Jennifer Saenz, an industry veteran with more than 15 years of experience in the consumer-packaged goods sector, will join Albertsons as its new executive vice president, chief merchandising officer. Her appointment will be effective July 12.
According to Albertsons, Saenz will be responsible for all merchandising areas within the company, including Own Brands. She will also be responsible for further strengthening the Company’s relationships with its brand partners.
Saenz will join the company’s senior leadership team and report to Vivek Sankaran, president, and Chief Executive Officer.
“We’re excited to welcome Jennifer to the Albertsons team,” said Sankaran. “A commitment to serving our customers with a broad and differentiated assortment of products is a key aspect of our transformation strategy. Jennifer’s extensive global industry experience and proven track record of driving growth through marketing, analytics, and product innovation, grounded in a deep understanding of the consumer, will allow her to make significant contributions to our business and elevate the Albertsons brand for our customers, brand partners, and associates.”
Saenz, 43, has vast experience in the consumer-packaged goods sector, holding roles of increasing responsibility within PepsiCo since 2005.
Since 2019, Saenz has served as Global Chief Marketing Officer and President, Global…