T. Gary Rogers

T. Gary Rogers, Former Chairman, Safeway Inc., and Former Chairman and CEO, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream
"Lessons Learned in 40 Years of Business Building"

“Lessons Learned in 40 Years of Business Building”

A leader in innovation and entrepreneurship for more than four decades, T. Gary Rogers is an icon in the food industry. Since 2013 he has served as chairman of Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway Inc., which has more than 2,400 stores and 250,000 employees. For 30 years, Rogers grew Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream from a 75-employee company with $6 million in sales to one of the world’s largest ice cream companies with more than 9,000 employees.

Thursday, February 19
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More About T. Gary Rogers

Rogers has been inducted into the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame. He was named the Harvard Business School Business Leader of the Year and received the Wharton Business School Joseph Wharton Award. He received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree from Holy Names University and was an Executive in Residence at the Harvard Business School and at Washington State University. He has also received the University of California Bear of the Year Award. Rogers has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.