Anuj Dhanda Named CIO, AB Acquisition LLC
Posted on: November 18th, 2015
By: Christine Wilcox
Dhanda to lead IT Operations of the Company’s 2,200+ stores including Albertsons and Safeway Banners
(Boise, ID – November 18, 2015) AB Acquisition LLC (“Albertsons Companies”) has named Anuj Dhanda to the position of Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer. Mr. Dhanda has most recently served as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Digital Commerce for the Giant Eagle supermarket chain based in Pittsburgh, PA.
Dhanda graduated from the University of Delhi with a degree in Commerce and received his MBA and Ph.D. in Finance from Rutgers University. He began his career as a consultant with KPMG in Bahrain in 1984, and then worked at JP Morgan Chase before joining PNC Financial Services Group where he rose to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He joined Giant Eagle as CIO in 2013.
Justin Dye, Chief Administrative Officer of Albertsons Companies, commented, “Anuj is an innovative, results-oriented leader who fits our culture and brings extensive background in merger integration, digital marketing and commerce, systems modernization, and data security. Our team looks forward to working with Anuj to further our strategic vision for the Company and our information technology capabilities.”
Dhanda will start December 7, 2015.
About Albertsons Companies
Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with both a strong local presence and national scale. We operate stores across 35 states and the District of Columbia under 18 well-known banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market and Carrs.