Ahold USA announces Peapod leadership departure

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States, September 1, 2017 - Ahold USA announced the departure of Jennifer Carr-Smith as president of Peapod, effective September 15, 2017. Carr-Smith has decided to resign from the company for another opportunity.

Walt Lentz, head of supply chain strategy & operations for Peapod, will oversee the operations of Peapod on an interim basis until a permanent replacement is named.

“We wish Jennifer well and thank her for her leadership at Peapod over the past two years, during which time she helped to further its goal of innovating and providing customers with convenience, value and an unparalleled shopping experience,” said Kevin Holt, chief operating officer, Ahold USA. “I am confident that Walt’s strong leadership will move Peapod forward during the transition.”

Peapod is America’s leading online grocer with over 40 million orders delivered to date. Peapod’s intuitive, inspiring website and award-winning mobile app allow customers to shop faster and smarter as well as save time and money with each order. Peapod is an easy and convenient solution for the busy consumer shopping for fresh groceries, pantry staples and meal solutions.

 

Contact:

Chris Brand, 717-240-1513; christopher.brand@retailbusinessservices.com
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