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W. Rodney McMullen
W. Rodney McMullen
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer—The Kroger Co. (Retail grocery chain); Director since 2001

Age: 57

Director since 2001

Committees: Compensation (chair), Executive, Investment

Insurance Subsidiary Director


Mr. McMullen has been chairman of the board of Kroger since January 2015 and chief executive officer since 2014. Kroger is a publicly traded, Cincinnati-based company and the world’s third-largest retailer. He served as Kroger’s president and chief operating officer from 2009 through 2013.

Mr. McMullen has worked with The Kroger Co.’s board on business strategy initiatives and transactions, including business model transformation, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and management transitions. His daily experience leading a large public company equips him to understand and guide management decisions and actions related to planning, risk management, investor relations, marketing and capital management.


Other Public Company Directorships

Chairman of the Board, The Kroger Co.


Board Member, VF Corporation (2016-present)


Selected Directorships and Memberships

Board Member, Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (2014-present)

Board Member, Cincinnati Business Committee (2015-present)

Board Member, Global Standards 1 (2007-2014)

Board Member, 1WorldSync (2012-2014)

Age as of March 7, 2018.

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