Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States – Ahold USA today announced Nick Bertram, senior vice president of merchandising strategy & support has been named to The Griffin Report’s 2015 40 under 40 class.
“Nick brings a wide breadth of grocery retail insight and expertise to his work on behalf of Ahold USA,” said James McCann, chief operating officer, Ahold USA. “Nick is a true leader who is able to see the big picture, and he also understands the details that are important to our business. He has quickly garnered the support and respect of his colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the company. This recognition is a testament to his significant achievements to date and we expect him to continue to be a catalyst that drives results on our journey from good to great.”
Bertram joined Ahold USA in 2013 as senior vice president of store strategy & execution and was appointed to his current role as senior vice president of merchandising strategy & support in 2015. Prior to Ahold USA, Bertram oversaw store operations for Jewel-Osco across Illinois, Indiana and Iowa. In addition, Bertram previously served as senior vice president for Supervalu and held other store operations positions of progressing responsibility with Walmart in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Bertram currently resides in Mechanicsburg.
The Griffin Report is a monthly publication covering the east coast of the United States and is written for and about people, products, events and trends across the entire food industry. Readership and coverage include retail grocery chains and strong independents, multi-unit restaurant and food service operations, the entire convenience store sector, and newer channels such as big-box, warehouse, dollar stores, drug stores, organic and specialty outlets.