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Nick Bertram


GIANT Food Stores, LLC
Nicholas Bertram is President of GIANT Food Stores. With more than 170 supermarkets in four mid-Atlantic states, plus its rapidly expanding eCommerce channel, GIANT has been growing since its founding in Carlisle, Pennsylvania 95 years ago. 30,000 associates serve millions of customers each week, and care deeply about the communities they work and live in. GIANT is a proud company of Ahold Delhaize, where Bertram worked for the last 5 years in a variety of executive roles.

Bertram began his retail career over 20 years ago at JCPenney, then joining Walmart as a part-time stocker where he spent the next 12 years. He quickly rose in responsibility with leadership roles in Store Operations, Human Resources, and Innovation. Bertram then went to Jewel-Osco in Chicago as its Senior VP of Retail before joining Ahold Delhaize.

He currently serves as Vice Chair for the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Chamber, and as a member of the Corporate Council for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He attained a BBA in Marketing from Eastern Kentucky University and an MBA in Global Management from the University of Phoenix, along with post-graduate programs at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and at Harvard.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 14
1:00 - 1:30 PM
Innovation Stage, Level 4
Retail robotics is no longer the stuff of science fiction. While robots have - and continue to - transform logistical operations, they increasingly operate in the “front of the house” interacting with customers, stocking shelves and... Read more