Group Vice President, Manufacturing, The Kroger Co.
Erin Sharp is Group Vice President of Manufacturing for The Kroger Co., based in Cincinnati. She is responsible for Kroger’s network of manufacturing plants as well as Sourcing and Planning for all of Kroger Corporate Brands grocery products.
Erin joined Kroger in 2011 as vice president, Operations for the Manufacturing Division. She was promoted to her current role in 2013. Before joining the company, she served as vice president of Manufacturing for Sara Lee Corporation. In that role, Erin led the Manufacturing and Logistics Operations for the Central Region of their U.S. Fresh Bakery Division.
Erin earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario and a master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas. Erin serves on the Board of Directors for the local Cincinnati Red Cross as well as serves on industry boards for the ABA (American Bakers Association) and IDFA (International Dairy Foods Association).