Chief Operating Officer the Netherlands and Belgium
Member Executive Committee*

Wouter Kolk was appointed Chief Operating Officer the Netherlands and Belgium and member of the Executive Committee of Ahold Delhaize on September 8, 2017.

Wouter re-joined Ahold in 2013 as EVP Specialty Stores and New Markets at Albert Heijn following a six-year career as CEO of international retailer WE Fashion. He became Chief Executive Officer Albert Heijn in January 2015 and will continue to lead Albert Heijn. He first started at Ahold in 1991, and over the next 16 years served in several international commercial and general management roles, including Commercial Director Asia-Pacific based in Singapore, Regional Director Albert Heijn, General Manager Gall & Gall and General Manager of Etos. Wouter is a member of the supervisory boards of the Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam and concert hall Paradiso.

Born: April 26, 1966

Nationality: Dutch

 

* Wouter Kolk will be nominated for appointment to the Management Board at the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders