Chief Human Resources Officer
Member Executive Committee

Abbe Luersman was appointed as Chief Human Resources Officer and member of Ahold Delhaize’s Executive Committee, effective July 24, 2016. She is responsible for Global Human Resources, including Talent and Diversity; Leadership and Development; Organizational Effectiveness and Design; and Total Rewards. Prior to the merger between Ahold and Delhaize, Abbe had served as Ahold’s Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Committee from November 1, 2013.

Before that, Abbe worked for Unilever, where she held various HR leadership roles, most recently as head of human resources for Unilever Europe. Prior to Unilever, Abbe worked at Whirlpool Corporation, holding a number of senior roles in human resources, both in the United States and internationally.

Abbe is a member of the Network of Executive Women board of directors, the Catalyst advisory board and the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce board of directors.

Age: 50

Nationality: American