CINCINNATI, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today Keith Dailey has joined the company as Director of External Corporate Communications. Mr. Dailey will be responsible for national media corporate communications, and will serve as the company's spokesperson.
Mr. Dailey served as Communications Director and was senior staff member for former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University.
"Keith has a wealth of experience and talent and we're very pleased that he is joining the Kroger family," said Lynn Marmer, Group Vice President, Corporate Affairs.
Kroger, the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer, employs more than 338,000 associates who serve customers in 2,458 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The Company also operates 786 convenience stores, 361 fine jewelry stores, 1,014 supermarket fuel centers and 40 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, focuses its charitable efforts on supporting hunger relief, health and wellness initiatives, and local organizations in the communities it serves. For more information about Kroger, please visit www.kroger.com.
SOURCE The Kroger Co.