Kroger names group vice president of corporate affairs
Ms. Adelman has 20 years of experience as a public affairs executive in the food industry, most recently as senior vice president of corporate affairs for Syngenta North America, a leading agriculture company, since 2008.
In this role she was responsible for corporate brand oversight, government affairs, media relations, crisis and issues communications, litigation communications, internal communications and employee engagement, corporate social responsibility and giving. Ms. Adelman has held several strategic leadership roles with other companies, including director of Cargill Government Solutions.
Ms. Adelman graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College as a Russian Area Studies major and lived in the former Soviet Union for several years in the 1990s.
She earned an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and an M.A. in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an executive certificate in trade policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.