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.
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
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