May 8, 2002, 12:00 AM

GroceryWorks, operator of Safeway.com, names a new president

GroceryWorks, the online grocery shopping operation owned jointly by Safeway Inc. and Tesco PLC, has named Gary Rocheleau as president.

Kurt Peters

Executive Editor

 

Pleasanton, CA-based GroceryWorks, the online grocery shopping operation owned jointly by Safeway Inc. and Tesco PLC, has named Gary Rocheleau as president. Rocheleau succeeds Steve Frisby, who rejoined Safeway Inc. as president of its Randalls division in Texas.

GroceryWorks operates Safeway.com, which is available in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Portland, Ore., and Vancouver, Wash.

Rocheleau joins GroceryWorks from Safeway`s Vons Division where he has been vice president, marketing operations since 1998. He began his career in the retail food business with Lucky Stores in 1968 and joined Vons in 1994.

"Gary`s knowledge of the retail and marketing functions is extensive, and he`s a very good fit for the special dynamics of GroceryWorks," said Vasant Prabhu, Safeway EVP, CFO and president of E-Commerce Businesses.

 

Comments

Sign In to Make a Comment

Comments are moderated by Internet Retailer and can be removed.

Not a member? Signup for free today!

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Relevant Commentary

FPO

Jason Squardo / Mobile Commerce

Five tips for achieving high mobile search rankings

Searches on mobile devices will soon exceed those on computers, Google says. Retailers that keep ...

FPO

Sergio Pereira / B2B E-Commerce

Quill turns to its B2B customers for new ideas

Coming in April is a new section of Quill.com that will let customers and Quill ...

Advertisement