René Hooft Graafland has served on the Ahold Delhaize Supervisory Board since 2016 and is a member of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee. Prior to the merger between Ahold  and Delhaize, he served on the Ahold Supervisory Board from 2015.

René previously held the position of chief financial officer and was a member of the executive board of Heineken N.V. from 2002 until 2015. Prior to that appointment, 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 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: 24 September 1955  

Nationality: Dutch