Kroger plans regional division in Nashville, adds 75 jobs
The Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. is bringing a division headquarters back to Nashville, a move that’s expected to add 75 jobs to the grocer’s office on Elm Hill Pike, The Tennessean reports.
Kroger is splitting its mid-South division between Nashville and Louisville, Ky., reversing its decision to combine them in 2002, a spokeswoman told the newspaper. About 25 employees now work in a regional office in Nashville.
Rick Going, currently president of Kroger’s Michigan division, will lead the expanded Nashville office, which will oversee 63 stores in Middle Tennessee and 28 in Knoxville and Huntsville, Ala., according to a company statement.