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Ahold Reorganizes for Growth

November 13, 2009

Ahold, based in the Netherlands, announced changes in its European and U.S. businesses to create a strong platform for future growth. On the U.S. side, Lawrence Benjamin, chief operating officer for Ahold USA and a member of the corporate executive board, will continue to lead all U.S. operations. In addition, Ahold appointed Carl Schlicker as CEO of four newly reorganized U.S. divisions: Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop Metro New York, Giant-Landover and Giant-Carlisle.