Kroger Announces Ashok Vemuri Elected to Kroger Board of Directors
- by Andrea Allen
CINCINNATI, OH - Exciting things happen around this time of year, as new beginnings have companies seeking out new innovations and new team members. One such company is Kroger, who recently announced that Ashok Vemuri, CEO of Conduent, a global digital interactions company, has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. He will be elected to serve until Kroger’s annual meeting of shareholders in June 2019. At that time, he will stand for election by the shareholders.
Vemuri joined Conduent in 2016 as it was preparing for its separation from Xerox in 2017. Prior to Conduent, he served as President, CEO, and a board member of IGATE Corporation, a global technology and services company. Before IGATE, Vemuri spent fourteen years in a variety of business and development roles at Infosys, a consulting and IT services company.
“We are delighted to welcome Ashok to Kroger,” stated Rodney McMullen, Chairman and CEO, in a recent press release. “As we enter our second year of implementing Restock Kroger, Ashok’s deep experience leading several digital and technology services companies will be a tremendous asset to Kroger’s Board of Directors.”
The press release noted that Vemuri is a member of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, and received his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Congratulations to Ashok on this new role!