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Mike Krell


Vice President of Operations, Houston Division
The Kroger Company
Mike Krell is Vice President of Operations for The Kroger Co.’s Houston Division, which includes the greater Houston region, as well as Louisiana. He is responsible for retail operations in five Kroger Districts which includes 111 store locations and employs more than 17,000 associates.

Mike began his career with Kroger in 1987 in the Houston Division. Since then, he has served in a number of management positions, including Store and District Management as well as various roles in Merchandising including Coordinator, Buyer, Produce Merchandiser and Meat Merchandiser for the Southwest Division. Mike served as Regional Director of Merchandising for the Kroger Co. Mountain Region. He was promoted to Director of Retail Operations for Southwest in 2013 and Vice President of Operations in Dallas in 2015. Mike was promoted to his current role as Vice President of Operations in Houston the fall of 2016.

Mike has been married to his wife Amy for 25 years. In their free time, they enjoy traveling together, boating and relaxing at their lake retreat.

Speaking in:

Tuesday Jun 12
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Room: Texas A
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