Boise, Idaho — Albertsons Companies, Inc. has hired Tom Moriarty as its new executive vice president and general counsel, effective June 5, 2023. He joins Albertsons from CVS Health and will report to CEO Vivek Sankaran. Moriarty succeeds Juliette Pryor, who left Albertsons Cos. in April to pursue another career opportunity.
Moriarty brings more than 30 years of executive leadership experience to Albertsons Cos., including senior positions across legal, corporate strategy, policy and operations. Most recently, he spent more than 10 years with CVS Health, serving in roles of increasing responsibility, including chief strategy officer, EVP global pharma and, most recently, executive vice president, chief policy and external affairs officer, and general counsel.
During his tenure at CVS Health, Moriarty oversaw all legal and regulatory functions within the company, including CVS Health’s $78 billion acquisition of Aetna. He also led global pharmaceutical sourcing operations and served as the company’s lead representative to the White House COVID-19 task force as CVS provided testing, vaccinations and other essential healthcare services to millions of Americans, including those in underserved communities.
“Tom is a proven leader whose broad background and deep understanding of corporate and legal strategy make him a welcome addition to our talented leadership team,” says Sankaran.
Albertsons Companies is a leading food and drug retailer with approximately 2,271 retail stores with 1,722 pharmacies, 401 associated fuel centers, 22 dedicated distribution centers and 19 manufacturing facilities. The company operates stores across 34 states and the District of Columbia with 24 banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen, Carrs, Kings Food Markets and Balducci’s Food Lovers Market.
SOURCE: Albertsons Companies