Zaandam, the Netherlands – Ahold announces that Jan Hommen will resume his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board with immediate effect after temporarily stepping down as Chairman on June 14, 2014.
Upon resuming his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Jan Hommen will chair the upcoming 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 15.
Rob van den Bergh, who replaced Jan Hommen ad interim, will remain on the Supervisory Board, as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and as a member of the Selection and Appointment Committee.
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