BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 13 October 2014 -- Delhaize Group is announcing that Maura Abeln Smith, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and General Secretary for Delhaize Group, will leave the company effective November 1st 2014.
"I am grateful for Maura's service. She came to Delhaize Group at a time of transition in leadership. She was committed, worked diligently, and made significant contributions and we wish her well in her future endeavors," said Frans Muller, President and CEO of Delhaize Group.
A successor will be named in the near future.
Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. At the end of the second quarter of 2014, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 3 377 stores. In 2013, Delhaize Group posted €20.9 billion ($27.8 billion) in revenues and €179 million ($237 million) in net profit (Group share). At June 30, 2014, Delhaize Group employed approximately 152 500 people. Delhaize Group's stock is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG). This press release is available in English, French and Dutch.
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