President and Chief Executive Officer
Chairman Management Board and Executive Committee

Dick Boer has served as Chief Executive Officer of Ahold Delhaize as from July 2016 till July 1st, 2018. He will remain available as advisor of the company until mid 2019. Prior to the merger between Ahold and Delhaize, he had served as CEO of Ahold, appointed by the Supervisory Board on September 29, 2010, with an effective date of March 1, 2011. Before that, Dick had served as Chief Operating Officer Ahold Europe since November 6, 2006.

Dick joined Ahold in 1998 as CEO of Ahold Czech Republic and was appointed President and CEO of Albert Heijn in 2000. In 2003, he became President and CEO of Ahold’s Dutch businesses and on May 3, 2007, shareholders appointed him to the Management Board.

Prior to joining Ahold, Dick spent more than 17 years in various retail positions for SHV Holdings N.V. in the Netherlands and abroad and for Unigro N.V.

Dick is a board member of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and co-sponsor of the CGF Health and Wellness pillar. He is a member of the advisory board of fashion retailer G-Star RAW. At the World Economic Forum, he is governor of the Consumer Industries Community and steward of the Future of Health and Healthcare System. Furthermore, Dick is a member of the supervisory board of the Royal Concertgebouw in the Netherlands.

Age: 60

Nationality: Dutch


2016 - 2018    President and CEO Ahold Delhaize
2011 - 2016     President and CEO Ahold
2006 - 2011   Member Management Board Ahold and COO Ahold Europe
2006 - 2011   COO Ahold Europe
2002 - 2011   CEO Ahold Netherlands (Albert Heijn, Etos and Gall & Gall)
2000 - 2011  President and CEO Albert Heijn
1998 - 2000  CEO Ahold Czech Republic
1989 - 1998      Subsidiary CEO and management positions SHV Holdings
1981 - 1989       Management positions Unigro NV

Board Memberships

2017                Member Supervisory Board Royal Concertgebouw
2014                Governor Consumer Industries Community and Steward "Future of health and health care systems" World Economic Forum
2014                Member/Director Royal Dutch Academic Society KHMW
2013                Founding Member NL2025  
2010               Member and Co-chairman Consumer Goods Forum
2009              Member Advisory Board G-Star RAW
2014 - 2017     Vice-chairman VNO-NCW