The Kroger Co. has named Jessica C. Adelman GVP of corporate affairs, effective Nov. 1.
Adelman has 20 years of experience as a public affairs executive in the food industry. She most recently served as SVP for Syngenta North America, an agriculture company, since 2008.
"Jessica brings a wealth of public affairs leadership experience and deep knowledge of the food supply chain," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO, in a statement. "We look forward to welcoming her to our senior leadership team."
As GVP of public affairs, Adelman will focus on reputation management, including external communications and brand public relations; media; government and regulatory affairs; corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability; community relations; crisis management; cause-marketing and corporate philanthropy
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