National Advisory Council

Robert L. Edwards

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2004

Spouse:

JoAnne P. Edwards

Employment:

Job Title: Vice Chairman, Retired
Company: AB Acquisition LLC

Expertise:

  • corporate finance
  • retail grocery

Biography:

Robert has retired from Safeway/Albertsons company. He was vice chairman of AB Acquisition LLC, parent company to Albertsons. He previously was CEO, president, director, and chairman of the executive committee of Safeway Inc.; executive vice president and CFO of Maxtor Corporation; senior vice president, CFO, and chief administrative officer at Imation Enterprise Corporation; and senior vice president at Santa Fe Industries. Robert earned his bachelor's degree in accounting and his MBA from BYU. Robert and JoAnne have four children and fourteen grandchildren.