Nancy Cota

VP Albertson’s Companies/Own Brands Innovation & Product Management


Nancy is a retail Supermarket Executive with 45 years’ experience, mostly with Safeway and Albertsons Companies. Her experience includes Corporate Strategy, Marketing, Brand Management, Innovation, Retail Operations, and Private Label Product Management. In her current role, she leads a large team responsible for the extensive innovation pipeline across all categories and brands for Albertsons Companies Own Brands. Nancy is holds the distinct honor of being inducted into the inaugural group of women to the Hall of Fame for Top Women in Grocery. She is a member of the PMLA Hall of Fame and was honored with the Woman of Influence Food Industry Award by The Griffin Report. She is the President of Board of Directors for the non-profit Across the World Adoptions, and serves on the board for Women Impacting Store Brands Excellence (WISE) and the Women’s Inspiration and Inclusion Network. Nancy is married to her husband, Kevin, of 40 years stays busy with her seven children and four grandchildren.