Kroger, Cincinnati, on Tuesday announced the retirement of Lynn Gust, president of its Fred Meyer division, and said it had appointed Jeff Burt to succeed him, effective Jan. 31.
Gust is retiring after 45 years of service to Kroger. He has been the president of Fred Meyer since 2012. Burt is currently president of Kroger's Central division in Indianapolis.
"Throughout his distinguished career, Lynn has always le