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Holt succeeds McCann at Ahold USA

NEW YORK — James McCann, chief operating officer at Ahold USA and a key figure behind the revival of the Stop & Shop and Giant brands, has resigned from the company and its executive management board. Ahold Delhaize said that Kevin Holt, who held the same title at Delhaize America, has been appointed in his

Ahold USA appoints Iacobucci chief merchant

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA has hired Andrew Iacobucci as executive vice president of merchandising. With the appointment, Iacobucci will lead a team supporting the food and drug retailer’s four retail divisions — Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle, which collectively operate 790 supermarkets in

Ahold, Delhaize plan to merge

Ahold, Delhaize plan to merge

  BRUSSELS, Belgium, and ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — International food retailers Delhaize Group and Koninklijke Ahold N.V. plan to merge, forming a new company called Ahold Delhaize. The companies said Wednesday that the agreement, being enacted through a merger of equals of Delhaize into Ahold, will create a food retailing giant with more than 6,500