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Vice President Category Developme...

Phone: (925) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: n***@***.com
Safeway Inc.
5918 Stoneridge Mall Road
Pleasanton , California 94588
United States

Company Description: Safeway Inc. (Safeway) is a food and drug retailer in North America. During the fiscal year ended January 3, 2009 (fiscal 2008), the Company operated its business...   more

Employment History

  • Vice President Perishables and Consumer Brands
    Safeway Inc.
  • Vice President Innovation and Consumer Brands
    Safeway Inc.
  • Vice President of Innovation
    Progressive Grocer's Top Women
  • Vice President of Innovation, Consumer Brands

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Active Board Member
    Angels Heaven
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Nancy Cota - IMS Faculty ..., 24 Dec 2012 [cached]
Nancy Cota - IMS Faculty 2013
Nancy Cota Vice President Innovation, Consumer Brands Safeway Inc.
A Northern California native, Nancy Cota began her extensive career with Safeway 36 years ago. In her current role, Cota recently spearheaded the development and launch of Open Nature, an all-natural product line that would not only meet the needs of Safeway's customers, but her own needs as well. Cota also recently launched the Debi Lilly Brand and Pantry Essentials Brand. Her responsibilities include understanding consumer behaviors, identifying and addressing consumer needs, and defining and launching large platforms that span across multiple categories throughout the store for consumer brands. As vice president of innovation, Cota is a recent recipient of Progressive Grocer's Top Women In Grocery and is a member of several professional organizations including the Center for Corporate Innovation, the Retail Product Innovation Council and the Network of Executive Women, Northern California Chapter. Cota also is an active board member for the nonprofit adoption organization, Angels Heaven, which places older children that need permanent homes. A breast cancer survivor, Cota is the co-founder and chair for an internal Safeway group called FOCUS, Focused on Cancer Understanding & Support, and is a strong advocate for breast cancer research.
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"When we developed Open Nature, we listened to our customers to help us define what natural should mean when it comes to their food," said Nancy Cota, vice president of innovation, consumer brands at Safeway.
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Nancy Cota
Thank you ..., 20 Nov 2013 [cached]
Thank you Anne!
Nancy Cota began her career with Safeway 35 years ago and currently holds the position of Vice more...
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Nancy Cota began her career with Safeway 35 years ago and currently holds the position of Vice more...
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