Julia Vander Ploeg has served on Ahold Delhaize’s Supervisory Board since April 12, 2023 and is member of the Remuneration Committee and the Health & Sustainability Committee. Julia is currently on the board of directors of Extra Space Storage (NYSE:EXR), serving on both the audit and compensation committees, and is a director of Neighborly Inc., the world’s largest home services company, with more than 30 brands.
In her past operating role experience, Julia served as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Digital and Technology for Hyatt Hotels Corporation from 2018 to 2022, where she was responsible for digital and technology strategy. Prior to that, Julia led a significant digital transformation effort of Volvo Car Corporation’s consumer and enterprise digital business plans, and was previously Vice President of Digital for McDonald’s U.S.A., where she designed and hired the organization’s first native digital team to launch mobile ordering at 14,000 restaurants in North America. Her professional background also includes leading Ticketmaster’s resale business unit during years of explosive growth in mobile technology.