Ahold Delhaize

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Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V.
Naamloze vennootschap
Traded asEuronextAD
Founded24 July 2016; 2 years ago (2016-07-24)
HeadquartersZaandam, Netherlands
Key people
Frans Muller (President and CEO)
Kevin Holt (CEO Ahold Delhaize USA)
Wouter Kolk (CEO the Netherlands and Belgium)
Jeff Carr (CFO)
RevenueIncrease 62.3 Billion

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V., commonly known as Ahold Delhaize, is a Dutch retail company, operating supermarkets and e-commerce businesses. Its 21 local brands employ more than 375,000 associates at 6,500 stores in 11 countries. Formats include supermarkets, convenience stores, hypermarkets, online grocery, online non-food, drugstores, and liquor stores.

Ahold Delhaize’s international headquarters is in Zaandam, Netherlands.[1] Its brands are active in the Netherlands, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Romania, Serbia, and the United States. It also participates in joint ventures in Indonesia and Portugal.

Ahold Delhaize shares are listed[2] on Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels (ticker: AD). Ahold's former CEO, Dick Boer, is the CEO of Ahold Delhaize, and Frans Muller, former CEO of Delhaize Group, is the deputy CEO, chief integration officer and acting chief operations officer (ad interim) of Delhaize America.[3][4]


Ahold Delhaize was formed in July 2016 from the merger of Ahold and Delhaize Group.[5][6] Delhaize Group dates back to 1867, when the Delhaize brothers opened a wholesale grocery business in Charleroi, Belgium. Ahold traces its roots back to 1887, when Albert Heijn opened a first store in the Dutch town of Oostzaan.

In 2018 the company experiences significant growth in the United States, Netherlands, and online.[7] Growth in Belgium is minimal.[7]

Brands and formats[edit]

Ahold Delhaize owns or co-owns a number of supermarket chains and e-commerce businesses:[8]





Czech Republic[edit]

  • Albert: supermarkets, compact hypers








North America[edit]

United States[edit]


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