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Safeway Appoints Robert Edwards As President - Quick Facts

Safeway Inc. (SWY: Quote) said that it appointed Robert Edwards as its President. Edwards has served as Safeway's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2004.

The company said that Edwards, 56, will have overall responsibility for the company's retail operations, marketing, merchandising, corporate brands, manufacturing, distribution and finance functions. He will continue as Chief Financial Officer until a successor is named to the position.

Before joining Safeway, Edwards served as EVP and CFO at Maxtor Corporation, and was SVP, CFO and CAO at Imation Corporation. Prior to that, Edwards had a 20-year career at Santa Fe Southern Pacific Corporation and its affiliates.

In addition, the company announced that Larree Renda, 53, Executive Vice President, will assume additional responsibilities for real estate (including Property Development Centers) and information technology, which adds to her current duties managing human resources and labor relations, strategic initiatives, corporate social responsibility, government relations, public affairs and Safeway Health.

Renda began her career at retail with Safeway in 1974. After progressing through the store ranks, she joined the corporate team in 1991 as Vice President of Retail and advanced through a succession of more senior leadership roles to her current position as Executive Vice President. Renda chairs the Safeway Foundation Board of Directors and serves on the Board of Casa Ley.

by RTT Staff Writer

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