Ahold Delhaize

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V.
Naamloze vennootschap
Traded as Euronext: AD
Industry Retailing
Founded 2016 (2016)
Headquarters Zaandam, Netherlands
Key people
Dick Boer (CEO)
Frans Muller (CIO and Deputy CEO)
Jeff Carr (CFO)
Services Convenience/forecourt store, discount store, drug store/pharmacy, hypermarket/supercenter/superstore, other specialty, supermarket, online retailer
Website www.aholddelhaize.com/en/home/
Head office

Ahold Delhaize is an international food retail group, operating supermarkets and e-commerce businesses. Its 22 local brands employ more than 375,000 associates in 6,500 stores in 11 countries. Formats include supermarkets, convenience stores, hypermarkets, online grocery, online non-food, drugstores, wine and liquor stores.

Ahold Delhaize’s international headquarters is in Zaandam, Netherlands.[1] Its brands are active in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Romania, Serbia and the United States. It also participates in joint ventures in Indonesia and Portugal.

Ahold Delhaize shares are listed [2] on Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels (ticker: AD). Its American Depositary Receipts trade over-the-counter on OTCQX International (ticker: ADRNY).

Ahold's former CEO Dick Boer is the CEO of Ahold Delhaize, and Frans Muller, former CEO of Delhaize, is the deputy CEO and chief integration officer.[3][4]


Ahold Delhaize was formed in July 2016 from the merger of Ahold and Delhaize Group.[5][6] Delhaize Group dates back to 1867, when the Delhaize brothers opened a wholesale grocery business in Charleroi, Belgium. Ahold traces its roots back to 1887, when Albert Heijn opened a first store in the Dutch town of Oostzaan.

Key brands

Brands and formats

Ahold Delhaize owns or co-owns a number of supermarket chains and e-commerce businesses:[9]







North America

United States


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  2. https://www.euronext.com/fr/news/first-trading-day-ahold-delhaize-euronext
  3. "Ahold, Delhaize complete merger agreement". SupermarketNews. 24 June 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-26.
  4. "FT.com". ft.com. Retrieved 2016-09-08.
  5. "Delhaize Group and Ahold complete merger after receiving clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission". GlobeNewswire. 2016-07-23. Retrieved 2016-07-25.
  6. "A New U.S.-European Grocery Giant Is Born - WSJ". wsj.com. Retrieved 2016-09-08.
  7. "bfresh | Grocery Store". bfresh.com. Retrieved 2016-09-08.
  8. 1 2 "Red Market". redmarket.be. Retrieved 2016-09-08.
  9. "Where we operate | Ahold Delhaize". aholddelhaize.com. Retrieved 2016-09-08.
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