Jean-Paul Calabio To Enhance Spartannash's Security Posture As Its VP, CISO
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Jean-Paul Calabio To Enhance Spartannash's Security Posture As Its VP, CISO

By CIOReview | Monday, July 4, 2022

Jean-Paul Calabio is promoted to Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer at SpartanNash to maintain compliance with regulatory standards and continuously improve the company's security posture.

Fremont, CA: "We interact with a lot of data as a food solutions company, from our products and customers to our Associates work and contact information," states Arif Dar, Senior Vice President, and Chief Information Officer. "Keeping all of this data safe is vital to the success of our winning recipe, and I am confident that in his new role, JP will continue to do just that." Jean-Paul JP Calabio has been appointed as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at the food solutions company SpartanNash.

Calabio is now responsible for information security strategy, maintaining compliance with regulatory standards, and continuously improving the company's security posture in her new position. Calabio formalized SpartanNash's security incident response process, created a governance risk and compliance function to focus on high-risk priorities, expanded vendor risk management capabilities to ensure vendors meet stringent security requirements and constructed an information security governance model to provide additional oversight during his tenure at the company.

Before joining SpartanNash, Calabio served as vice president and CISO for Alorica, as well as CISO for SC Johnson and Maple Leaf Foods Inc. When he was employed by the organization last year, he had over 20 years of Information Security experience and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Mount Mercy University. Calabio and his family reside in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

As Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Calabio will supervise, among other tasks, information security governance risk and compliance, IT security operations, and incident response. As Senior Director and Chief Information Security Officer at SpartanNash, he oversaw the Information Security team.