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This list showcases the top United States based CFO’ operating in the Grocery space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Financial Officer of Walmart
Michael Dastugue is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Walmart U.S. and is responsible for merchandise, store operations, real estate, logistics and marketing finance; strategy; financial accounting; and, financial planning and analysis. Michael joined the company in January 2013 as senior vice president and chief financial officer for Sam’s Club. Previously, he spent 20 years in retail at JCPenney where he gained extensive experience in financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, strategy, treasury and capital markets, and real estate. He held numerous leadership positions including executive vice president and chief financial officer, treasurer, and senior vice president of property development. Prior to JCPenney, Michael worked for three years in public accounting. Michael earned a master of in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor of business administration from Texas A&M University. Michael and his wife, Cheryl, have three children.
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About Walmart: Walmart is a multinational retail corporation that operates several chains of discount department and warehouse stores.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Albertsons LLC
Bob Dimond has over 25 years of financial and senior executive management experience in the retail food and distribution industry. Prior to joining Albertson’s in February 2014 as Chief Financial Officer, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Nash Finch. He has also held the position of CFO for Wild Oats, the western region of Kroger Company, and Fred Meyer. Earlier in his career he was Vice President, Administration and Controller for Smith’s Food and Drug Centers. He earned his BS degree in accounting from the University of Utah and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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About Albertsons LLC: Albertsons is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with both a strong local presence and national scale.
Chief Financial Officer of Westrock Coffee Company
Chris Pledger is the Chief Financial Officer at Westrock Coffee Company.
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About Westrock Coffee Company: Westrock Coffee is a private label coffee company that focuses on integrated coffee, tea, and extract service.
Business Unit CFO of Driscoll’s
I lead the strategic planning process and financial reporting and analytics for a key strategic department at Driscoll’s Berries. As a key members of the R&D leadership team, my focus is on: day-to-day financial support, development/improvement of systems and processes, preparing the annual operating plan and capital expenditure plan and assessing the effectiveness of R&D investments based on value created and return on investment. Driscoll’s is a privately held, global business that breeds, grows and markets fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries from proprietary patented berry varieties. The company’s R&D unit is an industry-leader in developing superior genetic varieties which form the basis of the Company’s strategic differentiation.
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About Driscoll’s: Driscoll’s is a global market provider of fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries.
Co-Founder & CFO of IGZU
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About IGZU: The world’s first bottled bamboo leaf tea.
CFO & CEO of ShopOne Centers REIT
Board Member at Materials Lifecycle Management Company
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About ShopOne Centers REIT: A private real estate investment.