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Frans Muller

Ahold Delhaize sales rise 17.1% in Q2

Ahold Delhaize sales rise 17.1% in Q2

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize posted net sales of €19.1 billion ($22.71 billion) in the second quarter. That is an increase of 17.1%, or 15.9% at constant exchange rates. Comparable sales growth (excluding gas) was up 20.6% in the United States and 10.2% in Europe. The company saw net consumer online sales increase by

Ahold Delhaize details sustainability goals

Ahold Delhaize details sustainability goals

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize on Monday detailed new long-term targets for its “Healthy and Sustainable” initiative. The company said its efforts are intended to help its customers make healthier and more informed product choices, while increasing product transparency and  eliminating waste. “Food-related diseases and the impact of climate change are affecting billions of

Ahold Delhaize sees sales gain in Q3

Ahold Delhaize sees sales gain in Q3

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported that online sales gains and a solid performance in U.S. stores helped drive increased sales for the third quarter. “We saw a strong overall performance at our U.S. brands, particularly at Food Lion and Hannaford,” Ahold Delhaize president and chief executive officer Frans Muller said in a statement.

Natalie Knight named EVP of finance at Ahold Delhaize

Natalie Knight named EVP of finance at Ahold Delhaize

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize has named Natalie Knight executive vice president of finance, effective March 1. She will also serve as member of the executive committee. Knight will succeed Jeff Carr, who will leave Ahold Delhaize when his current term expires in April 2020. The month overlap in their tenures will ensure a

Ahold Delhaize CFO Jeff Carr to depart

Ahold Delhaize CFO Jeff Carr to depart

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize chief financial officer Jeff Carr plans to leave his post in April 2020, the company said on Monday. Carr, who has served as CFO since 2011, has informed the company that he will not stand for another term as member of the management board after his current term expires

Muller to take reins

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Dick Boer, chief executive officer of Ahold Delhaize, will retire July 1. He will be succeeded by Frans Muller, who currently is deputy CEO and chief integration officer. Together, the two executives were co-architects of the merger of the two international grocers in 2016. “We thank Dick for his leadership and dedication

Ahold Delhaize delivers on Better Together strategy

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — A year after the merger that brought Ahold Delhaize into being, the company shows every sign of delivering on the promise that led to the deal. Strong second quarter results, released last month, reflect an organization that is effectively leveraging its newfound scale to operate more efficiently, develop synergies and capitalize on

MMR names Retailers of the Year

MMR names Retailers of the Year

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — The merger of Royal Ahold and the Delhaize Group always had a compelling logic behind it. The companies, with roots in the neighboring countries of Holland and Belgium, possessed complementary capabilities and geographic footprints, in both the European and American retail markets, as well as similar histories. Over the years, a variety

Delhaize Group’s sales and earnings rise in Q1

Delhaize Group’s sales and earnings rise in Q1

BRUSSELS — Delhaize Group on Wednesday posted a nearly fourfold rise in first quarter profit, as sales increased in each of its major regions of the United States, Belgium and southeastern Europe. For the quarter ended March 31, Delhaize’s net profit was 109 million euros ($123 million), up from 28 million euros a year earlier.