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retail grocery executive

David Brian Dillon, American retail grocery executive. Recipient Brotherhood-Sisterhood award Kansas region National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1992.

Background

Dillon, David Brian was born on March 30, 1951 in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States. Son of Paul Wilson and Ruth (Muirhead) Dillon.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kansas, 1973. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1976.

Career

Vice president, Fry's Food Stores of Arizona Inc. division Dillon Companies Inc., Phoenix, 1978-1979; executive vice president, Fry's Food Stores of Arizona Inc. division Dillon Companies Inc., Phoenix, 1979-1983; vice president, Dillon Companies Inc. (subsidiary of Kroger Company), Hutchinson, 1983-1986; president, Dillon Companies Inc. (subsidiary of Kroger Company), Hutchinson, 1986-1995; executive vice president, Kroger Company, Cincinnati, 1990-1995; Chairman of the Board, Dillon Companies, Inc.

(subsidiary Kroger Company), Cincinnati, since 1993; president, chief operating officer, The Kroger Company, Cincinnati, since 1995; also board directors, since 1995. Board directors 1st National Hutchinson, Bethesda, Inc., since 1996.

Membership

Chairman Leadership Hutchinson, 1986-1987, Leadership Kansas, 1988. Board directors Bethesda Hospital, Cincinnati, since 1996. Trustee University Kansas Endowment Association, since 1993, University Cincinnati Foundation, since 1997, Dan Beard council Boy Scouts American, since 1996.

Board advisors University Kansas Business School, since 1990. Member University Kansas Alumni Association, Urban League of Greater Cincinnati (trustee since 1998), Order of Coif, Sigma Chi (Balfour award 1973).

Connections

Married Dee A. Ehling, July 29, 1973. Children: Jefferson, Heather, Kathryn.

father:
Paul Wilson Dillon

mother:
Ruth (Muirhead) Dillon

spouse:
Dee A. Ehling

child:
Heather Dillon

child:
Jefferson Dillon

child:
Kathryn Dillon