Jason Buhrow has been named Hy-Vee’s chief data officer, where he will oversee the development and governance of data strategy for the company. Buhrow’s areas of focus also will include innovation in the area of enterprise-wide data science, analysis and visualization.
“We are excited to welcome Jason to the Hy-Vee family and are confident that his extensive experience in information management and strategy will enable Hy-Vee to continue delivering amazing customer experiences by leveraging data and analytics,” said Randy Edeker, chairman of the board, CEO and president of Hy-Vee.
Buhrow comes to Hy-Vee after serving as business technology VP for FBL Financial Group Inc. He has also held technology leadership positions at RSM US and Berkley Technology Service, and has significant experience in retail, insurance, finance, non-profit and manufacturing.
Buhrow holds a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from the University of Northern Iowa. He also serves on the board of directors for NSEF and is an advisory member for 100 Men of Norwalk.
Buhrow starts in his new role at Hy-Vee on April 19.
Hy-Vee Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 275 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $11 billion annually. For additional information, visit hy-vee.com.