PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway here said it has appointed Arun Sarin and Michael S. Shannon to its board of directors, expanding the board to 12 members from 10.
Sarin most recently was chief executive officer of Vodafone Group Plc, a mobile phone company. Shannon founded private-equity group KSL Capital Partners LLC in 2004 and its predecessor, resort operator KSL Recreation Corp., in 1992.
“We are fortunate to have individuals with these credentials joining the board,” said Safeway chairman, president and CEO Steve Burd, in a prepared statement. “Arun and Michael have each run substantial businesses, and their experience will be valuable to our board.”
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