Kevin Holt

Holt to retire as CEO of Ahold Delhaize USA

Holt to retire as CEO of Ahold Delhaize USA

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize announced today that Kevin Holt, chief executive at Ahold Delhaize USA, will retire in April, when his term on the company’s management board expires. Holt will be succeeded as CEO and as a board member by JJ Fleeman, president of the retailer’s Peapod Digital Labs unit. Holt will remain

Ahold Delhaize unveils new growth and investment plan

Ahold Delhaize unveils new growth and investment plan

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize is kicking off a new growth and investment plan designed to support its vision of offering the “leading local food shopping experience for customers,” while also enhancing its digital and supply chain capabilities, and increasing its focus on health and sustainability. The new plan, unveiled as part of the

Ahold Delhaize to cut Peapod’s Midwest Business

Ahold Delhaize to cut Peapod’s Midwest Business

QUINCY, Mass. – Ahold Delhaize USA plans to discontinue its Peapod online grocery business in the Midwest, eliminating the delivery service in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. The retailer, which acquired Peapod in 2000, will focus instead on expanding its omnichannel capabilities in the East Coast markets it also serves with brick-and-mortar stores. “This was a

Ahold Delhaize to revamp its U.S. supply chain

Ahold Delhaize to revamp its U.S. supply chain

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize USA said Tuesday that it plans to spend $480 million to move to a self-distribution model. The investment will support the acquisition of three distribution facilities from C&S Wholesale Grocers, as well as leases on two additional facilities, according to the company. Ahold Delhaize USA also plans to build

CEO named for Ahold Delhaize USA

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize recently announced the creation of Ahold Delhaize USA. Effective January 1, Ahold Delhaize USA will be the parent company for all of Ahold Delhaize’s U.S. companies, the company said, including its local brands, Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant, Hannaford, Giant/Martin’s and Peapod, as well as Retail Business Services (RBS),

Ahold Delhaize creates new U.S. unit

Ahold Delhaize creates new U.S. unit

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize recently announced the creation of Ahold Delhaize USA. Effective January 1, Ahold Delhaize USA will be the parent company for all of Ahold Delhaize’s U.S. companies, the company said, including its local brands, Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant, Hannaford, Giant/Martin’s and Peapod, as well as Retail Business Services (RBS),

Leadership changes at Ahold USA

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Earlier this month, Ahold Delhaize announced the resignation of James McCann, a member of the company’s management board, as chief executive officer at Ahold USA in order to move out of full-time executive work and into a portfolio of nonexecutive and advisory roles. The company also announced that Kevin Holt, Delhaize America

Kevin Holt succeeds James McCann at Ahold USA

Kevin Holt succeeds James McCann at Ahold USA

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize announced today that James McCann, a member of the company’s management board, has resigned from his position as chief executive officer at Ahold USA in order to move out of full-time executive work and into a portfolio of nonexecutive and advisory roles. McCann will be succeeded by Kevin Holt, CEO