Mark Stinde, MBA, LPC has been announced as the new vice president of asset protection with the Kroger Company.
Stinde was most recently senior vice president of asset protection at JC Penney. According Loss Prevention Media, he started his loss prevention career as a key store investigator with Mervyn’s in 1988 before moving to Lamont’s Apparel as a regional loss prevention manager in 1991, and then to Toys R Us as a regional loss prevention manager in 1995. From there, Stinde has held leadership positions with The Home Depot, Circuit City, and Protiviti in business development. In 2012 he moved to Dallas-based 7-Eleven as vice president of asset protection before moving to JCPenney as senior vice president of asset protection in 2019, notes the report.
Loss Prevention Media notes, "Stinde is very active across the loss prevention community, serving as an asset protection leadership council member with the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), a member of the board of directors with the Loss Prevention Foundation, and as an editorial board member with Loss Prevention Magazine. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from DePaul University, and recently earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Administration and Management from Southern Methodist University – Cox School of Business. He also serves as an Associate Board – Mentor providing support and insight to MBA candidates for the SMU Cox School of Business."