Ahold Delhaize is creating Ahold Delhaize USA effective Jan. 1, 2018. Ahold Delhaize USA will be the parent company for all of Ahold Delhaize’s U.S. companies, including its local brands, Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant, Hannaford, Giant/Martin’s and Peapod, as well as Retail Business Services (RBS), a U.S. shared services company providing support to the brands.
Ahold Delhaize USA will be led by Kevin Holt, who will be appointed CEO of Ahold Delhaize USA, effective Jan. 1. Holt currently is COO of Ahold USA. In this new role, he will remain a member of Ahold Delhaize’s management board and executive committee and will continue to report to Dick Boer, CEO Ahold Delhaize. Frans Muller, deputy CEO Ahold Delhaize and chief integration officer, who serves as acting COO Delhaize America (ad interim) will focus on the continued smooth integration of Ahold Delhaize.. . . more