Pleasanton, Calif. Safeway Inc. announced the appointment of Frank Herringer and Kenneth Oder to the company’s board of directors, expanding the board from 9 to 11 members with these two new appointments.
Herringer is the chairman and former CEO of Transamerica Corp., a financial services company. He joined Transamerica in 1979 and held various positions before becoming CEO in 1991 and chairman in 1995. Oder was Safeway’s executive VP of labor relations, human resources, legal and public affairs from 1993 to 2000. Prior to joining Safeway, he was a partner at Latham & Watkins, a Los Angeles-based law firm.