Kroger Honored as a ‘Healthiest Employer’

The Kroger Co. has been honored by the Cincinnati Business Courier as a 2017 Healthiest Employer, for its commitment to the health and wellness of its more than 443,000 associates.

"We're honored to be recognized as one of the healthiest employers in our headquarters region," said Tim Massa, Kroger's group VP of human resources and labor relations. "We are committed to the overall well-being of our associates – physically, financially and emotionally. Our goal is to have the healthiest workforce in America."

In recent years, Kroger has reinforced healthy living for associates by providing a comprehensive benefits program and resources available for their use in their everyday lives, including interactive health and wellness challenges, preventative care education and an employee assistance program.

The Kroger total rewards team, led by VP Theresa Monti, strives to continue to find simple and impactful ways to promote healthy lifestyles for associates and their families.

Kroger is a four-time winner of the American Heart Association's "Fit-Friendly Company Platinum Achievement Award." The company was also recently named to the "Top 100 Healthiest Workplaces in America" by the Healthiest Employer LLC.  

Cincinnati-based Kroger operates 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia.


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