Gil leads branding, strategy,
innovation and product development for the Our Brands portfolio with
annual sales in excess of $20 billion. A period of unprecedented Our Brands
growth has been fueled by advances in brand building, the introduction of new
brands, new product development and reformulations, with an eye on emerging
food trends and innovation. Gil joined Kroger in August 2012, as vice
president of Our Brands. Prior to Kroger, he was at H-E-B, where he was
the leader of the Own Brand department. Gil also has experience as a CPG brand
manager and product development specialist at Hormel Foods, Michael Angelo’s
and Guiltless Gourmet. Gil received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the
University of Texas at Austin in English and Philosophy. In 2015, Supermarket
News recognized Gil as one of the Top Disruptors in the industry.
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