Kevin Holt has served as Chief Executive Officer of Ahold Delhaize USA and a member of the Ahold Delhaize Management Board since January 1, 2018. Prior to that, Kevin was Chief Operating Officer of Ahold USA since October 2016, after serving as Chief Operating Officer of Delhaize America since July 24, 2016. He had earlier served as Executive Vice President of Delhaize Group and CEO of Delhaize America, starting in 2014.
A 30-year veteran in the industry, Kevin served as president of retail operations for SuperValu before joining Delhaize Group. During his tenure, the company owned the Albertsons, Jewel-Osco and Save-A-Lot chains and was the third largest food retailing company in the U.S.
Prior to SuperValu, Kevin worked for three years in executive leadership positions with Sears Holding Company and 14 years with Meijer, serving in various leadership roles, including executive vice president of information technology and strategic planning.
Before joining the retail industry, Kevin spent nine years at NCR delivering technology solutions to large and complex organizations.
Kevin serves on the board of directors of the Food Marketing Institute, an industry trade association in the U.S. Additionally, he previously chaired FMI’s foundation.