Klug Departs Unified Grocers
Sue Klug, EVP and chief marketing officer for Unified Grocers, is leaving the Commerce, Calif.-based wholesaler to join recycling/waste company Republic Services in Scottsdale, Ariz., where she will serve in a similar marketing capacity.
Recognized as a Top Women in Grocery receipient by Progressive Grocer, Klug has been in the grocery industry for three decades and joined Unified in 2012 as CMO. She was responsible for all marketing functions as well as the wholesaler’s retail support services and technology functions. In 2015, she was promoted to EVP.
Before Unified, she served as president of Supervalu's Southern California division for five years, prior to which she held positions of increasing importance within the company. Earlier in her career, Klug held various marketing positions for Lucky Stores, Safeway, Pavilions, Vons and Catalina Marketing.