Albertsons Companies Promotes Evan Rainwater to Executive Vice President of Supply Chain and Manufacturing
BOISE, ID - A strong company is only as good as its foundation—and that foundation is made up of key leaders. Albertsons Companies is strengthening its foundation through the promotion of Evan Rainwater, announcing that he will now fill the role of Executive Vice President of Supply Chain and Manufacturing.
In this new role, Rainwater will be responsible for the company’s global procurement, manufacturing, and distribution groups. Rainwater most recently served as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, overseeing the company’s 20 food production plants, which includes, among others, two grocery/prepared food plants. He also leads the retailers Goods Not for Resale efforts.
“Evan is relentlessly focused on creating and executing key strategies and tactics that create a lean operating culture,” Vivek Sankaran, President and CEO, said in a statement. “His background in logistics and extensive experience with our manufacturing operations will be a key asset for our entire supply chain operation.”
Earlier in his career, Rainwater had been directly responsible for Distribution and Manufacturing budgetary, quality, and service expectations at Safeway. Before joining Safeway, he held senior management roles in both manufacturing and logistics for Winn Dixie, Rubbermaid, and Mobil Oil.
Congratulations to Evan on this new position! We here at AndNowUKnow look forward to what’s next for the retailer!