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• Albertsons announced that Gautam Kotwal is joining the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Data and Analytics Officer. Kotwal previously was served as Vice President of Analytics, Data Platform & Data Science Engineering for Kohl’s, and before that held several roles at Netflix.

In a prepared statement, Albertsons president/COO Jim Donald said: “Our omnichannel platform is something our organization is deeply committed to, and to best serve our customers who shop each channel, we must begin to look at data across not only our customer base but also within our company to further innovate within our industry. Gautam possesses a unique blend of technical skill, boundless enthusiasm and a commitment to developing people and teams, all of which will serve him well in this new role.”
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