René Hooft Graafland has served on Ahold Delhaize’s Supervisory Board since July 24, 2016, and is Chair of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee, and member of the Sustainability and Innovation Committee. Prior to this, he was appointed to Ahold’s Supervisory Board on April 16, 2014, with effect from January 1, 2015.
René previously held the position of CFO and member of the executive board of Heineken N.V. until April 2015. Before being appointed as a member of Heineken’s executive board in 2002, he held various international management positions with the company in Europe, Asia and Africa.
René is member of the supervisory board and audit committee of Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V. and chairman of the supervisory board of Lucas Bols N.V. He is chairman of the boards of the Royal Theatre Carré Fund and the Stichting African Parks Foundation. René is also a member of the Monitoring Commissie Corporate Governance Code.