Minh Nguyen

Vice Chair of Leadership Development & Senior Director of Programs & Products

minh.nguyen@caaen.org

Minh Nguyen is a jigsaw expert (aka Category Manager) for the Consumer Demand team at Safeway Inc. Under the Marketing umbrella, he is responsible for the P&L of a product group mix. With a passion in business management, retail industry trend and product innovation, Minh enjoys putting the puzzle together to create annual strategic plans. His role involves key decision making on product assortment, placement, pricing and promotional activities.

During the past 9 years at Safeway, Minh has held multiple positions as Category Managers and Analysts across a number of business units, including both Foods and Non-Foods.

On the personal side, he finds it satisfying to coach others and get involved with diversity initiatives. Since 2008, Minh has served as a Vice Chair and a Treasurer of the Safeway Asian Network Group. Along the way, he has been both a mentee and mentor to many others.

On a cold winter day, you can find Minh with his snowboard on the snowy mountains of Tahoe. At other times, he is out capturing California beautiful sunsets with his digital camera. So what plans do you have to stay active?