SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Seattle Division of Safeway Inc. announced Phil Defliese, Jr. has joined the company as Vice President Finance, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer. Defliese is known as an energetic, results-driven leader with over nineteen years of hands-on financial management experience in food and beverage operations, including five as CFO of two diverse companies. As a newcomer to Safeway, Defliese brings with him a fresh perspective and insight about the retail grocery industry.