Yael Cosset, senior VP and chief information officer of The Kroger Co., is taking the helm of the company’s alternative business profit portfolio and 84.51˚, its data analytics subsidiary.
He will also continue to lead Kroger’s Technology & Digital.
Cosset was named group VP and chief digital officer in 2017, where he led the company's overall digital growth strategy, e-commerce expansion and Vitacost business. He became senior VP and CIO last year, assuming responsibility for Kroger Technology.
He’s also previously served as chief commercial officer and chief information officer of 84.51° and has been a member of its advisory board for the last three years. Prior to Kroger, Cosset held several leadership roles at Dunnhumby, including executive VP of consumer markets, global CIO, and CEO of enterprise software provider KSS Retail.
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"Yael will continue to play an essential role in accelerating our grocery-to-growth business model," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO, in a statement. "His exemplary leadership, vision and customer-first obsession to make people's lives easier using technology and data will help us to create more personalized and engaging shopping experiences and drive more trips."