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Erik Keptner

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer

Rite Aid Corporation

Erik Keptner joined Rite Aid in June 2019 as senior vice president and chief marketing and merchandising officer and was appointed a member of the executive leadership team in October 2020. Keptner is responsible for all aspects of marketing and merchandising. Prior to Rite Aid, Keptner served as senior vice president of marketing for Wakefern Food Corporation, the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative with member companies that own and operate supermarkets. In this role, he led digital commerce and analytics, advertising, corporate merchandising, own brands and digital media. Before Wakefern, Erik had a 20-year career with Ahold Delhaize and its Giant Food Stores Division. There, he served in various roles of increasing responsibility including senior vice president of sales, marketing and merchandising and executive vice president of marketing.

Erik holds an MBA from Temple University and a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Penn State University.

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