President, Shaw’s Supermarkets
Paul Gossett has an extensive grocery retailing career that spans more than thirty-five years in the industry. Paul started with Albertsons Inc. in 1977 and has held positions of successive responsibility including Vice President of Marketing. In 2001, he served as Vice President of Marketing at ACME before moving on to Winn Dixie in 2002 where he held various operations roles. Paul also worked at Nash Finch where he was Senior Director of Merchandising. Paul joined the Shaw’s & Star Market team in March of 2013 following Supervalu’s sale of the stores to New Albertson’s Inc. He most recently served as Vice President, Marketing and Merchandising of the Southern Division of Albertsons Companies. Paul was named the President of Shaw’s Supermarkets in April of 2016.
Vice President, Marketing and Merchandising
Gineal has a long history in the food industry, having been with Albertsons for 27 years. During her career with Albertsons, Gineal held roles of increasing responsibility including Service Deli Sales Manager; Store Director; Six Sigma Black Belt and Deployment Leader; Area Director; District Manager; and Division Customer Service, Retail Integrity, and Front End Operations Manager. Most recently, Gineal served as Director of Sales Support/Division Transition Leader for the Intermountain Division. In this role, Gineal directed both the strategic approach and day-to-day management of all merger activities for the Intermountain Division. Gineal holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
Vice President, Retail Operations
Ken began his career 29 years ago as a bagger with Star Market and continued working his way up through the company’s ranks while earning his BA in Management from Bryant University. In 1995, Ken joined Shaw’s Supermarket as a store management trainee. While in the stores, he held positions as an Associate Assistant Manager, Assistant Store Director, and Store Director. He also worked in the Store Support Center as a Buyer, Business Transformation Team Member, Manager of Multi-Banner Strategy, and District Manager for both Shaw’s and Star Market. Ken’s most recent assignment was as Director of Regional Initiatives for New Albertson’s Inc. (NAI).
Vice President, Human Resources and Labor Relations
Cindy started her career with Shaw’s 35 years ago as a bagger and worked in the stores for several years before entering the Human Resources department as an Employee Benefits Administrator.Cindy has held several leadership roles with Shaw’s including Associate Relations Manager, Manager of Store Management Training, Market Area Human Resources Director, and Vice President of Human Resources prior to being named Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations.Cindy has a BA in Human Resources Management from Southeastern Massachusetts University and a MBA from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.
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