Ahold: Tom de Swaan to resign from Ahold's Supervisory Board

         Ahold: Tom de Swaan to resign from Ahold's Supervisory Board

Zaandam, the Netherlands- September 23, 2013- Ahold today announced that Tom
de Swaan, a Dutch national, will resign from the company's Supervisory Board
as of September 30, 2013.

Mr. de Swaan decided to resign from his position at Ahold as a result of his
appointment as Chairman of Zurich Insurance Group on September 11, 2013.

René Dahan, Chairman of Ahold's Supervisory Board, said: "Tom has been a great
member of our Supervisory Board, and the company has benefitted from his
insights and expertise during his long career in the financial industry. We
fully understand his decision and wish him all the very best in his new

Following his appointment to the Supervisory Board of Ahold in 2007, Tom de
Swaan served as Chairman of the Audit Committee. The company today also
announced that Supervisory Board member Stephanie Shern will succeed Mr. de
Swaan in his role as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

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Tom de Swaan to resign from Ahold’s Supervisory Board


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