Seizing The Opportunity - Frans Muller Appointed Ahold Delhaize CEO: Analysis
As major announcements go, the appointment of Frans Muller as the new Ahold Delhaize chief executive, once Dick Boer retires this coming July, took few by surprise.
For one thing, the 57-year-old Dutchman has spent the past two years, since the merger of Ahold and Delhaize, as deputy chief executive and chief integration officer of the combined group.
In February, Belgian daily De Standaard spilled the beans somewhat about the group's succession plans when it revealed that Muller was to be named as Boer's successor.
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