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Jason Buhrow Joins Hy-Vee Leadership Team as Company's Chief Data Officer

April 13, 2021 | News & Press Releases

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (April 13, 2021) — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that Jason Buhrow has been named the company’s chief data officer, where he will oversee the development and governance of data strategy for the more than $11 billion company. Buhrow’s areas of focus also will include innovation in the area of enterprise-wide data science, analysis and visualization. 

Buhrow comes to Hy-Vee after serving as business technology vice president for FBL Financial Group, Inc. He has also held technology leadership positions at RSM US LLP and Berkley Technology Service, LLC, and has significant experience in retail, insurance, finance, non-profit and manufacturing. Buhrow holds a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from the University of Northern Iowa. And, he serves on the board of directors for NSEF and is an advisory member for 100 Men of Norwalk.

“We are excited to welcome Jason to the Hy-Vee family, and are confident that his extensive experience in information management and strategy will enable Hy-Vee to continue delivering amazing customer experiences by leveraging data and analytics,” said Randy Edeker, Chairman of the Board, CEO and President of Hy-Vee. 

Buhrow starts in his new role at Hy-Vee on April 19.


Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 275 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $11 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 88,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit