Jennifer Saenz

EVP, CHIEF MERCHANDISING OFFICER

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Jennifer Saenz is responsible for all areas of merchandising within the ACI, including Albertsons Cos.’ Own Brands, as well as further strengthening our relationships with our brand partners. She has extensive global industry experience and proven track record of driving growth through marketing, analytics and product innovation, grounded in a deep understanding of the consumer.

Jennifer's career includes 15 years at PepsiCo, holding roles of increasing responsibility. Since 2019, she served as Global Chief Marketing Officer and President, Global Foods, with responsibility for the $30 billion PepsiCo Foods portfolio. Prior to that, she served as SVP & Chief Marketing Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America, where she accelerated growth and drove innovation for the $16 billion snacking portfolio. 

Jennifer has also been recognized for her professional accomplishments through a number of awards, including Fast Company’s Most Creative People in 2018, Brand Innovators’ Top 100 Women in Marketing in 2017, 2018 and 2019, and AdWeek’s Brand Genius Award in 2017.  Jennifer graduated from The Goizueta School of Business at Emory University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and received an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.