Randy Burdick has been named executive vice president, chief information officer for the company, effective March 25.
In this role, Burdick
is responsible for SUPERVALU'S information technology infrastructure and personnel, as well as the shared service/contact center organization.
He joins SUPERVALU after spending the past eight years as chief information officer at OfficeMax.
Burdick has more than 28 years in a variety of technology leadership positions, including experience as group information officer for Hewlett-Packard and chief information officer at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).
He began his career as an automation engineer at Harris Semiconductor.
replaces Kathy Persian, senior vice president and chief information officer, who will leave the company.
Persian has served in her current role since Sept. 2012 and previously held the positions of group vice president, corporate planning, analysis and business process, finance, and group vice president of retail and merchandising systems, IT, with the company.
She will stay with SUPERVALU through April 5 to help ensure a smooth and efficient transition.