Richard L. King
Former President, Albertson’s
He started with Albertsons in 1963. He graduated from Utah State University in 1972. In 1982 when he was promoted to Grocery Sales Manager for the Utah division. In 1994, he was promoted to Group Vice President of Merchandising responsible for merchandising and marketing of the company. In 1996, he was promoted to President and COO and served in that capacity until June 1999 when Albertsons merged with American Stores. During his tenure at Albertsons, King had responsibility for a $16 billion operation, with more than 100,000 employees and nearly 1,000 stores.
Richard now with Associated Food Stores