MINNEAPOLIS Supervalu has named Robert Johnson vice president of investor relations, effective Jan. 5.
Johnson succeeds David Oliver, who has served in the vice president of investor relations role on an interim basis since earlier this year. Oliver will continue to serve in a leadership role within the company?s finance department.
In his new role, Johnson will report to Pam Knous, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Prior to joining Supervalu, Johnson spent 32 years with JC Penney Corp. serving in a number of capacities within the company?s finance function, including accounting, internal audit, financial reporting and investor relations. In his recent role as vice president of investor relations, he led investor communications through key company events including the company’s turnaround process and the divestiture of Eckerd.