Albertsons Companies Appoints Sarah Mensah to its Board of Directors

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Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced that Sarah Mensah has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”).

“Sarah’s reputation for elevating brand value by thoughtfully challenging the status quo and championing innovation will benefit our business, customers, and shareholders, said Vivek Sankaran, CEO of Albertsons Cos. ”

Ms. Mensah currently serves as President of the Jordan Brand for NIKE Inc. (“Nike”) and is responsible for the overall business operations for this unique and favored brand. A talented leader with a passion for team culture, Ms. Mensah has played key roles across Nike’s geographical and Jordan businesses since she joined the company in 2013. Prior to NIKE, Ms. Mensah spent 19 years with the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers, last serving as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. She is credited for her contribution to the successful rebranding and revitalization of the Trail Blazers brand and for improving its financial viability.

Ms. Mensah has received numerous recognitions including Women in Sports Business Game Changer by the Sports Business Journal and was most recently named by Adweek as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Sports. She serves on the board of North Pole Studios and the International Women’s Foundation. Ms. Mensah holds both a B.A. in Telecommunications and a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oregon. She was appointed to the Board effective December 12, 2023.

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