CINCINNATI, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced Kroger Technology has been named to Computerworld's Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2018. This is the second time Kroger's tech department has been recognized by the annual list for having a dynamic, industry-leading workplace culture and mission. This year, Kroger ranks 58th among large companies.
"We are programming our company's future through Restock Kroger, and technology and digital are at the core of the journey," said Chris Hjelm, Kroger's executive vice president and Chief Information Officer. "Kroger Technology associates are driving innovation and solutions to seamlessly blend online and offline shopping to redefine the grocery customer experience. It's an exciting time for us!"
Kroger Technology is transforming the industry with built-in-house solutions, including its EDGE shelf display. This innovative digital signage integrates seamlessly into retail shopping environments. Earlier this year, EDGE received the Silver Apex Award at the Digital Signage Expo.
Mr. Hjelm was named one of Computerworld's Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2016 and Brett Bonner, Kroger's vice president of research and development, received the prestigious award in 2017.
For more information about Kroger Technology career opportunities, visit kroger.com/livekt/.
At The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), we are dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™. We are nearly half a million associates who serve nine million customers daily through a seamless digital shopping experience and 2,800 retail food stores under a variety of banner names, serving America through food inspiration and uplift, and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. To learn more about us, visit our newsroom and investor relations site.
SOURCE The Kroger Co.