President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Gross joined SUPERVALU in February 2016. He has 20 years of grocery and wholesale leadership experience. From 1997 to 2006, he worked at C&S Wholesale Grocers, including serving as Co-President of C&S’s overall operations from 2005-2006. Additionally, during his tenure with C&S, Gross served as Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, and President of its affiliated retail grocery operations.
For the past decade, Gross has led Surry Investment Advisors, a firm he founded, to provide consulting services to grocery distributors and retailers with respect to strategic and operational matters. In this advisory role, he has assisted grocery clients on several multi-billion dollar acquisitions and divestitures and consulted with private equity firms with respect to investments in food retail, distribution, and consumer packaged goods sectors.
Gross earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating Cum Laude, and holds a BA from Dartmouth College.