Executive Vice President & CIO, Albertsons Companies
Anuj Dhanda is the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Albertsons Compa- nies since December 2015. In this role, he partners with business leaders to leverage technology in creating a competitive advantage for the company. He is responsible for the company’s IT architecture, application platforms, data analytics, infrastructure and information security.
Anuj has over 25 years of experience in leading business and technology functions. He began his career at JP Morgan Chase (formerly Chemical Bank) in strategic planning and business reengineer- ing. He joined PNC in 1995 to design and implement small business lending and progressed to hold a number of leadership roles in business banking. In 2013, Anuj joined Giant Eagle, a leading retailer in the Midwest, as the CIO and Head of Digital Commerce.
Anuj has been active in the professional and philanthropic causes including the CIO Council for Greylock, President’s Council for Oracle, former Chairman of the Board at the Mattress Factory Museum, board member at Carnegie Museum of Art and United Way of Allegheny County. He has been recognized by CIO100 and was an honoree of CIO Hall of Fame in 2019 as well as by other organizations multiple times.
Anuj received both his MBA and Ph.D. in Finance from Rutgers University.