Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States – Ahold USA will be honored by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University and The Food Marketing Educational Foundation at the Academy’s Citation Award Dinner on October 1 in Philadelphia.
Carl Schlicker, CEO of Ahold USA Retail along with divisional leadership will accept the citation award on behalf of all of the associates of Ahold USA. This is the sixth year Ahold USA or one of its divisions has been recognized by Saint Joseph’s.
“We are honored to receive this citation from the Academy of Food Marketing and Saint Joseph’s University,” said Schlicker. “Food marketing education is critical to the continued growth of our industry and Saint Joseph’s has been in the ‘business of food’ for nearly 50 years. Many students enrolled in Saint Joseph’s academic program are also from the markets that we serve.”
Food marketing is the largest academic program of study in Saint Joseph’s Haub School of Business, and also the largest of its kind in the United States with nearly 3,000 graduates. The University also offers the only graduate, executive food marketing business program in the country.