The Kroger Company
Keith leads communications, government relations & advocacy for The Kroger Co. With annual revenues of $122.7 billion, Kroger is the world’s third-largest retailer and ranks #17 on the Fortune 500 list. As senior director of corporate affairs, Keith is responsible for Kroger’s license to operate practice – which includes government relations & advocacy, external communications and stakeholder relations – and an integrated communications team that includes associate engagement, external communications and media, financial and executive communications.
Keith joined Kroger, based in Cincinnati, in 2011. Before joining Kroger, Keith served as communications director for the State of Ohio while a member of Governor Ted Strickland’s senior staff. He helped elect Strickland as campaign press secretary, and was named the governor’s press secretary at age 26.