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Press release

Claude Sarrailh appointed to the Management Board of Ahold Delhaize as CEO Ahold Delhaize Europe & Indonesia

Zaandam, the Netherlands, July 10, 2024Ahold Delhaize announces that shareholders approved the appointment of Claude Sarrailh as member of the Management Board during today’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in Zaandam.  

Claude will join Ahold Delhaize on September 1 as Executive Vice President and will start as CEO Ahold Delhaize Europe & Indonesia on October 1. Claude joins from Metro AG, where he has been Chief Customer and Merchandise Officer and member of the Management Board since 2022.  

During the EGM, Claude Sarrailh said: “Ahold Delhaize’s commitment to delivering quality, healthy products sustainably has deeply inspired me. I strongly believe in the power of local adaptation, and I am confident we can leverage our scale to create a strong, multichannel ecosystem around our brands. I look forward to working together and achieving great things for Ahold Delhaize.” 

Peter Agnefjäll, Chair of the Supervisory Board, said: “The Supervisory Board is happy to welcome Claude to Ahold Delhaize. He brings broad international experience in retail at executive level across many different geographies. We appreciate his passion for building commercial and strategic capabilities, developing people, and creating an inclusive and results-focused culture.”   

Claude Sarrailh will succeed Wouter Kolk who has been CEO of Ahold Delhaize Europe & Indonesia and member of the Management Board since October 2018. Peter Agnefjäll added: We are grateful for the contributions Wouter has made to Ahold Delhaize, during his long-standing career in several roles and business units. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors. 

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