Save Mart Companies Names New Chief Digital Officer

Tamara Pattison fills a new position for the grocer and will focus on further enhancement of technology to engage with consumers.
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Tamara Pattison
Tamara Pattison

Tamara Pattison has been named Save Mart Companies' new senior vice president and chief digital officer. In this newly created position, Pattison will look to further enhance the company’s opportunities for emerging digital technologies and e-commerce strategies, enabling future growth. 

“Ongoing digital transformation to serve our shoppers and fulfill their needs with innovative and affordable solutions continues to be at the forefront of our strategic objectives,” said Shane Sampson, executive chairman of the board, The Save Mart Companies. “With more than 20 years of extensive industry experience building and leading diverse teams to develop innovative programs, Tamara is an accomplished leader and I am thrilled to have her leading our digital and e-commerce experience.”

Pattison’s career highlights include product management, digital marketing, loyalty, and e-commerce experience at technology firms and retail grocery. Her prior experiences include director of Product Management- Platform for DemandTec; director of Products- Click Fraud Protection for Yahoo!; senior vice president, Digital Marketing, Loyalty and eCommerce for Albertsons Companies; and senior vice president, Chief Marketing & Information Officer for Beverages & more. 

Most recently, she served as the director of A3Ventures, the innovation lab and capital investment arm of AAA Northern California, where she was responsible for product development and marketing activation of Home and Family ventures.