Jim Perkins has spent more than 30 years as a highly successful and pacesetting leader in the grocery industry. Jim’s passion for the grocery business began in 1982 at Albertsons as a courtesy clerk, and he developed into a key leader for the company in several areas of the country.
He served as Vice President of Operations for Albertsons Inc., and Director of Operations for Albertsons LLC’s Southern Division. Jim joined Giant Food of Maryland LLC as a Regional Vice President, returning to Albertsons as President of ACME Markets in 2013. He was named Executive Vice President of Operations, East Region, in April 2015, Executive Vice President, West Region, in 2016, and returned to lead the ACME division in June 2017.
In October 2017, Jim was also named President of the Eastern division in addition to serving as President of ACME, now leading teams serving customers at more than 290 stores in eight states and Washington, D.C. Jim also serves as Executive Vice President, Retail Operations and Special Projects for Albertsons.
Jim received his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, from the University of Phoenix.