Site Tour Day: Monday, September 23, 2019
Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with both a strong local presence and national scale. We operate stores across 34 states and the District of Columbia under 20 well-known banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen and Carrs, as well as meal kit company Plated based in New York City. Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood. In 2018 alone, along with the Albertsons Companies Foundation, the company gave $260 million in food and financial support. These efforts helped millions of people in the areas of hunger relief, education, cancer research and treatment, programs for people with disabilities and veterans outreach.
During this site tour, participants will:
- Explore how Albertsons National Service Center delivers high quality services and an excellent experience to their retail, distribution, manufacturing, and back office customers
- Explore their accounting, finance and employee services functions
Host: Gregory Rousseau, VP Employee Services, Alberstons
Main Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
6:55 PM Lessons Learned from Launching an App that Gets Noticed by the C-Suite Track Chair: Steve Ellis, Former Senior Director of Shared Services, Dana Incorporated
Apps have exploded onto the shared services scene. Many shared services organizations developed them as a side project, only to find out that they are extremely useful for communicating with their customers - both internally and externally. Albertons are an example of one such GBS organization that has launched an extremely successful app.
In this session, participants will:
• Explore effective strategies for launching an app that meets the needs of your customers
• Examine how to refine an app initiative once it has been launched