Chairman Audit, Finance and Risk Committee

René Hooft Graafland has served on Ahold Delhaize’s Supervisory Board since July 24, 2016, and is Chairman of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee. Prior to the merger between Ahold and Delhaize, he was appointed to the 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 a member of the supervisory board and chairman of the audit committee of Wolters Kluwer N.V. and a member of the supervisory board and of the audit committee of Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V. He is also chairman of the supervisory board of Royal Theatre Carré and chairman of the board of Stichting African Parks Foundation.


Born: September 24, 1955

Nationality: Dutch