Marie

Sylla Dixon

SVP

Albertsons Companies

Bethesda,

Maryland

Industry

Government

Area of Expertise

Mergers & Acquisitions

Immediately Qualified to Serve

Audit

Previous Board Experience

Nonprofit

Highly accomplished global executive leader with expertise in government relations, corporate affairs, DEI, and strategic communications. Expertise in helping highly regulated companies navigate the complex political and regulatory landscape.

Knowledge of complex matrix-structured organizations. Industry knowledge in the areas of telecom, tech, aerospace/defense, retail, and food. Marie is an SME in government affairs, public affairs, and DEI who propels companies by shaping disruptive and public affairs initiatives to achieve maximum value and impact. Marie is a visionary leader who drives business growth by overcoming regulatory barriers to penetrate new markets while advancing, protecting, and enhancing an organization’s brand. She has a collaborative leadership style that inspires teams to advance the organization’s mission and impact positive change.

Since 2023, Marie has worked as the Senior Vice President, Government & External Affairs for Albertsons Companies, spearheading their public policy strategy and leading a team of government relations and public affairs professionals. She also manages the company’s relationships with government officials, regulators, trade associations, community partners, and NGOs at the federal, state, and local levels. She advises on geopolitical risks and key issues that impact business growth and profitability across a wide range of policy areas, including supply chain, trade, retail, healthcare, labor and employment, privacy, AL, food insecurity, and sustainability. A major accomplishment during her tenure is leading the GR and strategic communications campaign for the $26.4B merger with Kroger.

Prior to her time at Albertsons, Marie led the DEI strategy for Amazon Entertainment where
she created and launched the Global Women in Entertainment “Spotlight Leadership Program”, resulting in 400+ global attendees for in-person summits sponsored by both women and men C-Suite entertainment leaders and developed a strategy to reduce attrition of women in STEM roles.