Farhan Siddiqi

Ahold Delhaize taps Bass to lead FreshDirect

Ahold Delhaize taps Bass to lead FreshDirect

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize has appointed Dave Bass to be managing director of its FreshDirect unit, effective September 20. He succeeds Farhan Siddiqi, chief digital officer of Ahold Delhaize, who has served as interim CEO since May.  “I would like to congratulate Dave on his appointment to lead FreshDirect,” Ahold Delhaize CEO Frans Muller said. “He

Fresh Direct co-founder and CEO steps down

Fresh Direct co-founder and CEO steps down

NEW YORK — Fresh Direct CEO David McInerney has stepped down from his position at the company he co-founded. Ahold Delhaize, which finalized its acquisition of Fresh Direct earlier this year, on Wednesday tapped Farhan Siddiqi, its chief digital officer, to serve as interim CEO of the online grocer. “FreshDirect has been an amazing, life-changing, 20-year