James L. Donald is an American businessperson who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Currently, Mr. Donald is Co-Chairman of Albertsons Cos., Inc. and Chief Executive Officer for Safeway, Inc. (a subsidiary of Albertsons Cos., Inc.).
He is also on the board of Barry Callebaut AG.
In the past Mr. Donald occupied the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Starbucks Corp., Chief Executive Officer & Director at Extended Stay America, Inc. Director at ESH Hospitality, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer at HVM LLC (both are subsidiaries of Extended Stay America, Inc.), Principal at Walmart, Inc., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for Pathmark Stores, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer for Haggen, Inc., President & Chief Operating Officer of Albertsons Cos. LLC, President-Eastern Division at Safeway, Inc. and Head-Operations at Albertson's, Inc.
James L. Donald received an undergraduate degree from American Century University.