Jessica C. Adelman was most recently SVP corporate affairs for agriculture company Syngenta North America and has 20 years the food industry as a public affairs executive.
Kroger on Friday announced that, together with customers, employees and vendors, the grocer will provide $2.3 million to support the USO.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group has been named a member of the Civic 50, an initiative that identifies and recognizes community-focused companies.
To supply families in need with fresh food this holiday season, Kroger customers and associates will be able to purchase pre-filled bags and boxes of food to be added to collection barrels.
Kroger on Monday announced a cumulative contribution to the USO of $3.2 million for 2013.
Kroger announced that the company has donated 175 million meals from fresh meat, produce, dairy and bakery items to Feeding America food banks since 2008 through its groundbreaking Perishable Donations Partnership.