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Press release

Ahold Delhaize announces the nomination of new members to its Supervisory Board

Zaandam, the Netherlands, February 27, 2024 – Ahold Delhaize today announces the nomination of Laura Miller and Robert Jan van de Kraats for appointment to Ahold Delhaize’s Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board will propose their appointment to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Shareholders on April 10, 2024. 

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Laura Miller is a U.S. citizen who currently serves as Chief Information and Enterprise Data and Analytics officer at U.S. department store chain Macy’s, where her responsibilities include strategy, execution, operation, enterprise data and analytics and cybersecurity. Before joining Macy’s in 2021 she was the Global Chief Information Officer for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Laura is also an independent director at NCR VOYIX Corp, a provider of software, hardware and services for banks, retailers, restaurants, small business and telecom.

Robert Jan van de Kraats is a Dutch national who currently holds a number of board positions, at OCI N.V. and Randstad Beheer B.V., and is chair of the Supervisory Board at Customs Support Group. Prior to moving to a portfolio of board positions, Robert Jan built up extensive experience as CFO for Randstad N.V. and at NCM Holding (now Atradius) before that.

Peter Agnefjäll, Chair of the Supervisory Board: “We are delighted to propose Laura and Robert Jan for appointment to the Supervisory Board. Laura is a seasoned executive with U.S. retail experience as well as considerable experience in both legacy technology transformation and digital innovation. Robert Jan is an experienced executive and will bring extensive financial experience from a number of international listed companies to Ahold Delhaize.”

Furthermore, the longstanding and valuable tenure of René Hooft Graafland, who has served on Ahold’s and later Ahold Delhaize’s Supervisory Board since January 1, 2015, will end per the AGM on April 10, 2024.

Peter Agnefjäll: “We would like to thank René for his significant and outstanding contributions during his tenure to the Supervisory Board and as Chair of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee. Over the years we have valued his considerable experience and his good judgement. His extensive knowledge and finance expertise will be greatly missed. We wish him all the best.” 

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