Dan Valenzuela has been named president of Albertsons Cos. Eastern Division, which oversees Safeway stores on the East Coast, company officials told SN.
Valenzuela replaces Steve Burnham, who according to a spokeswoman is considering a position at Albertsons’ Boise, Idaho, headquarters. Burnham had served as Eastern Division president for two years.
Valenzuela most recently has been serving as division president of Albertsons’ Seattle division. Karl Schroeder has been appointed to Valenzuela’s former role as Seattle president, according to reports.