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Gelson's was founded in 1951 by brothers Bernard and Eugene Gelson as an extraordinary grocery shopping experience for discerning consumers.


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Gelson's Markets is recognized as one of the nation's premier supermarket chains. Each location is singularly known as the area's best market for superior produce, highest quality meat, seafood and deli, an unmatched selection of wine and liquor, and exceptional service.

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To make shopping anywhere else unacceptable for consumers who value quality products, cleanliness, convenience, and personal service.


16400 Ventura Blvd., Suite 240
Encino, CA 91436-2123
(818) 906-5700

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Rob McDougall, President/CEO
John Bagan, CMO
John Hammack, CFO
Hee-Sook Nelson, Vice President, Employee Development and Marketing
Ron Johnson, Vice President, Information Technology
Donna Tyndall, Senior Vice President, Store Operations
Tom Frattali, Senior Vice President, Grocery Purchasing, Merchandising and Distribution
Paul Kneeland, Executive Director, Fresh Foods & Floral
Tim Mahoney, Executive Director, Operations
Yvonne Manganaro, Executive Director, Marketing
Mark Motsenbocker, Executive Director, Human Resources/Risk Management 

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