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Dubey, the current L’Oreal Chief Media Officer and Chief Digital Officer for its Consumer Products, replaces long-time CDO Lubomira Rochet, who heads to investment firm JLA. [L’Oreal Group]
The credit card giantpartners with Doconomy for a new tool to educate consumers on the carbon footprint of purchases. [TheFinTechTimes]
The fast-food giant’s new concept store includes digital-only kiosk ordering and order-ahead pickup “cubbies”. [QSR]
The multi-national food processing and commodities trading giant launches a plant-based innovation lab to house experts working with texture, flavor, and other key areas in alt-protein development. [TheSpoon]
The Japanese auto giant acquires Level 5 Automation, Lyft’s autonomous driving unit, to bolster its Woven Planet R&D division. [Reuters]
On The Move
Albertson’s Names Danielle Crop SVP & Chief Data Officer
The national grocery retailer holding company (Albertsons, Safeway, Vons) appoints Crop its first-ever Chief Data Officer. She was formerly Chief Data Officer at American Express.
Reetika Grewal Named Head of Digital at Wells Fargo
The financial services veteran joins from JP Morgan Chase where she was most recently head of Digital for the commercial bank.
Teladoc Names HealthTech Veteran Claus Jensen Chief Innovation Officer
Formerly Chief Digital Officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Jensen will oversee R&D and product innovation.
Darla Morse Named CIO of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Morse, previously CIO at CKE Restaurants, will oversee digital platforms, data management, corporate and restaurant systems, and security and infrastructure
Jose Mendez-Anino Joins Owens Corning as Chief Research & Development Officer
The company veteran was formerly VP of science & technology at the fiberglass, composites and materials company.