Proposed Nominees > Kathy Herbert


Former Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Albertson’s, Inc.

With 35 years of experience in human resources and operations in the retail space, Kathy Herbert brings a wealth of practical expertise to solve complex, cross-functional business problems. Ms. Herbert was Executive Vice President of Human Resources at the $44 billion food and drug retailer Albertsons, Inc. from 2001 to 2006, having joined the company from Jewel-Osco, which was acquired by Albertson’s. While at Jewel-Osco from 1969 to 2001, Ms. Herbert took on a number of progressive roles including Vice-President of Human Resources, where she was responsible for developing plans to integrate senior leadership upon the acquisition of Jewel Osco by Albertson’s as well developing plans for management succession. She was on the Board of Directors of Covidien, a $10 billion global healthcare company from 2007 to 2012, and currently serves on the board of directors of the private packaged foods company Hooray Puree. Ms. Herbert has an M.B.A. from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.