Russ Jackson: In Brief
This article accompanies 'Eye to the Future'
Category: Organizations with 7,500 or more employees
Title: Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Company: Safeway Inc.
Key HR Challenges: Ensuring that the company's leadership pipeline is robust and that its leadership team has the skills and competencies to successfully execute the business' strategy.
Key HR Accomplishments: Implemented a series of new programs aimed at recruiting ex-military personnel for key roles; reshaped the organization's competency model; and enhanced its already highly regarded health and wellness initiatives.