Food chain names Krause category management exec

David Krause has been appointed SVP of category management at the Brookshire Grocery Co., based in Tyler, Texas. Krause spent the past 11 years as a principal consultant and senior manager at Capgemini where he worked with U.S. grocers to evaluate, refine and standardize processes in fresh foods, category management and supply chain. 

“David has led successful team projects for many of the largest retailers and is known for his diligence in implementing processes,” said Brookshire president and CEO Rick Rayford. “We firmly believe his retail leadership experience and collaborative style combined with his background in category management and strategy make him the right choice for us.”

Krause will report to Kevin Albritton, EVP of sales and marketing for Brookshire. The company operates 151 stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.