Power 50 Ranking, 2010: 42
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Yucaipa Cos.
Key Development: Hiring of Ron Marshall as president and chief executive officer of A&P.
What's Next: Testing programs to boost results, including a price cutback at A&P stores and a “back to roots” effort at Pathmark.
Ron Burkle is a self-described opportunist. As he steers an uncertain path to consolidate the Northeast as he did the West and Southwest, he’s always on the lookout for opportunities, and whatever comes up will determine which direction he goes...More