CINCINNATI – The Kroger Co. has promoted Mary Ellen Adcock to the position of group vice-president of retail operations, effective May 16. Ms. Adcock currently serves as vice-president of operations for Kroger’s Columbus division.
Ms. Adcock joined the company’s Country Oven Bakery division in Bowling Green, Ky., in 1999. She held various leadership positions in Kroger Manufacturing, including vice-president of deli/bakery manufacturing in Kroger’s general office in 2009. In 2014, Ms. Adcock was named vice-president of merchandising for Kroger’s Columbus division.