Keith Knopf is Raley’s new President and CEO January 22, 2019

Keith Knopf is Raley’s new President and CEO

On Jan. 17, 2019 Raley’s announced the elevation of Keith Knopf to President & CEO. Knopf joined the organization in 2015, beginning as COO and expanding his role to President over a year ago. Michael Teel, owner of Raley’s, will continue as Chairman of the Board.

“Keith is a strong leader who has a passion for our people and our purpose,” said Michael Teel, Owner & Chairman of the Board. “He has proven success in moving our strategic priorities forward and growing our market share,” Teel said. “Keith and I are tightly aligned on the vision and direction of the company. I have confidence in him and the leadership team to lead the strategic direction to accomplish our vision. With this change, I will be able to spend more time in the community with organizations that will help transform the food system alongside Raley’s,” he added.

In a statement the company outlined how Knopf has been instrumental in evolving the Raley’s brand and strengthening its position in the marketplace. He is dedicated to delivering a personalized customer experience and connecting each team member to the company’s purpose to infuse life with health and happiness, by changing the way the world eats, one plate at a time. Under his leadership, the organization has committed to team member development and making Raley’s a great place to work.

“It is a privilege to work alongside Mike and the Raley’s leadership team. I am dedicated to perpetuating the company’s proud legacy and to making a difference in the health of the people we serve,” said Knopf. “I believe our 11,000 team members are committed to accomplishing these things together and I am grateful for their dedication,” he said.

Teel will continue to inspire the company’s vision and purpose while Knopf will lead the strategic direction, the company added.


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