Mary F. Sammons

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Mary F. Sammons (born 1954) is an American businesswoman who formerly served as the CEO,[1] and is the former chairperson, of Rite Aid. She was formerly the president and CEO of Fred Meyer.


Mary F. Sammons was born in 1954 and hails from Portland, Oregon. She graduated from Marylhurst College (now Marylhurst University) and St. Mary's Academy.[2]

Sammon worked at Fred Meyer Stores for 26 years and held the position of President and CEO until 1999.[3]

In 2003, Sammon became the CEO of Rite Aid. In 2010, she stepped down from her position as CEO and remained Chairman until 2012.[4]

In 2009, Forbes named her the 21st most powerful woman in the world.[5]


  1. ^ "Mary F Sammons". Forbes. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  2. ^ St. Mary's Academy, Portland, Oregon
  3. ^ "Mary F. Sammons: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  4. ^ "Mary Sammons to step down as Rite Aid CEO, will stay chair -". Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  5. ^ "The 100 Most Powerful Women". 

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