Ted Williams, currently Group Vice President, Consumables, General Merchandise, and Seasonal Category Management, Rite Aid Corporation. He joined Rite Aid in 2008 as an Internal Consultant and was promoted in 2009 to Vice President, Category Management Support. In 2011, he was promoted to Divisional Vice President, General Merchandise & Seasonal Category Management, and to his current position in November 2017.
He spent the early part of his retail career within the Ahold USA operating companies of BI-LO and Giant-Landover holding the positions of Store Manager, General Merchandise Buyer, HBC Buyer, HBC Category Manager, Manager of Pricing, Director of Pricing, Director of Grocery, as well as Category Management Business Consultant for Ahold in Latin America, encompassing the countries of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Guatemala.
Before Rite Aid, he was most recently the Vice President of NonFood & Pharmacy for Pathmark Stores, Inc. and prior to that as DMM of Healthcare for CVS/pharmacy.
Ted graduated from Kean University in Union, NJ with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Economics.