West Sacramento, California-based The Raley’s Companies have announced the promotion of three executives into roles that are part of its shared services model.
Craig Benson has held several roles at Raley’s during his time at the company, most recently serving as SVP, technology. As chief information technology officer, he will lead The Raley’s Companies expansion of technical and operational capabilities.
“As a member of the executive leadership team, Craig has proven to be a thoughtful, dedicated and strategic partner. Under his leadership and that of his team, The Raley’s Companies are consistently able to meet the demands of our business and the evolving expectations of our customers. I am grateful for his contribution and leadership,” said Keith Knopf, president and CEO.
Helen Singmaster was promoted to SVP, general counsel for The Raley’s Companies, leading the enterprise’s legal strategy. In her expanded role, she supports all companies within the portfolio of companies.
“Helen is the epitome of a service leader,” Knopf said. “Helen has been a source of stability and expertise for 25 years. The Board, executive leadership team and I are grateful for her leadership and ongoing contribution.”
Matt Hilbrink was promoted to VP of enterprise risk and asset protection. He will be responsible for the strategy and execution of risk management, environmental health and safety, food safety and quality assurance, asset protection and corporate security for the portfolio of companies.
“Matt is an outstanding thought partner who prioritizes the safety and well-being of our team members and customers,” Knopf said. “We are fortunate to have such an experienced leader.”
The Raley’s Companies is a private, family-owned and purpose-driven retail company. Since its founding in 1935, the company has grown to include more than 230 locations across four states and four Tribal Nations under eight banners: Raley’s, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods, Raley’s O-N-E Market, Bashas’, Food City, AJ’s Fine Foods and Bashas’ Diné Market.