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Ahold Delhaize Announces Resignation Of James McCann

Published on Oct 5 2016 7:55 AM in Retail tagged: Trending Posts / Ahold / USA / Ahold Dehaize / James McCann

Ahold Delhaize Announces Resignation Of James McCann

Ahold Delhaize has announced that James McCann, a prominent member of its management board, has resigned from his post.

McCann, who joined Ahold in 2011, has held a leadership role at Ahold’s US business since 2013. He will continue in a range of non-executive and advisory roles.

Kevin Holt, currently chief executive of Delhaize America, has been named as McCann’s successor.

"We thank James for his significant contributions, both driving our e-commerce strategy whilst based in Europe and, for the last three and a half years, driving the transformation at Ahold USA, supporting the Stop & Shop New York, Stop & Shop New England, Giant Landover, Giant Carlisle, Martin's and Peapod brands,” said Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer.

"As the new leader of Ahold USA, Kevin brings a wealth of US retail experience, and he is recognised for his leadership skills."

© 2016 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Stephen Wynne-Jones. To subscribe to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine, click here.

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