Ahold : Ahold appoints Group Chief Information Officer Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 14, 2013 - Ahold today announced the appointment of Ben Wishart to the new role of Group Chief Information Officer. Ben will start on June 17, reporting to Jeff Carr, CFO, and will be based at Ahold's Corporate Center in the Netherlands. CFO Jeff Carr stated: "Technology is an increasingly critical element in ensuring the success of our Reshaping Retail strategy. I am pleased that Ben joins us to lead the next stage of Ahold's journey as we are responding to a changing retail world, leveraging our scale and coordinating technology. Ben has significant retail experience and brings a strong combination of strategic leadership, business transformation, team-building capabilities and technology leadership skills to this new role." A British national, Ben joins Ahold from UK Food retailer Morrisons plc, where he was CIO. Ben also served as CIO at Whitbread plc, theUK's leading hospitality business and, prior to that, he worked at Tesco plc in various senior IM roles. Ahold Press Office: +31 88 659 5343 Ahold Investor Relations: +31 88 659 5213 Follow us on Twitter: @AholdNews Cautionary notice This press release includes forward-looking statements, which do not refer to historical facts but refer to expectations based on management's current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those included in such statements. These forward-looking statements include statements as to the payment of dividend. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Many of these risks and uncertainties relate to factors that are beyond Ahold's ability to control or estimate precisely, such as discussed in Ahold's public filings and other disclosures. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Koninklijke Ahold N.V. does not assume any obligation to update any public information or forward-looking statements in this release to reflect subsequent events or circumstances, except as may be required by law. Outside the Netherlands, Koninklijke Ahold N.V., being its registered name, presents itself under the name of "Royal Ahold" or simply "Ahold". New CIO ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Ahold via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1701104
Ahold : Ahold appoints Group Chief Information Officer
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