Company Profile


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

Type of Business

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.


16400 Ventura Blvd., Suite 240

Encino, CA 91436-2123

(818) 906-5700

Gelson's Executives

John Bagan, President and CEO

Clare Bogle, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Ron Johnson, Chief Information and Supply Chain Officer

Tom Frattali, Senior Vice President of Group Synergies

Paul Kneeland, Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Sales

Tim Mahoney, Senior Vice President, Operations

Yvonne Manganaro, Senior Vice President, Customer and Team Experience

Rich Gillmore, Vice President of Center Store

Sean Sáenz, Vice President, Fresh Foods