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Rodney McMullen

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Rodney McMullen

Chairman and CEO, The Kroger Co.
Rodney McMullen

Rodney is Chairman and CEO of The Kroger Co., which employs 430,000 associates who serve America through food inspiration and uplift. More than 11 million customers shop Kroger every day through a seamless digital shopping experience and in more than 2,700 retail stores under more than a dozen banner names. Rodney joined Kroger in 1978 as a part-time stock clerk in Lexington, KY. During his career with Kroger, he has served in numerous leadership positions, including assistant treasurer, vice president of Planning and Capital Management, corporate controller, chief financial officer, senior vice president, executive vice president and vice chairman. He was elected to Kroger’s board of directors in 2003, to president and chief operating officer in 2009, and to his current position in 2014. Rodney was named Chairman of the Board in 2015.