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Executive Committee
Frans Muller
Mr. Muller is President and CEO of Delhaize Group since November 8, 2013. In 1988, he joined KLM Cargo where he served in various management and executive positions in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Vienna, Singapore.  Mr. Muller joined the German retailer Metro AG in 1997, first as Operations Director, and then as managing director of its Dutch subsidiary, Makro.  In 2002, he served as a board member of Metro Cash&Carry International, and was appointed as regional director for Eastern Europe and Russia.  From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Muller served as President, Asia Pacific and Russia/Ukraine, Metro Cash & Carry International.  In 2005, he was appointed CEO of Metro Group Buying, and in 2006, was appointed to the Management Board of Metro AG.  In February, 2008, he became CEO of Metro Cash & Carry until his departure in March 2013.  Mr. Muller holds a Master of Business Economics from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). 
Pierre Bouchut
Mr. Bouchut is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Delhaize Group. Mr. Bouchut began his career in 1979 with Citibank Paris. He joined Bankers Trust France SA in 1987 to become Vice-President, Finance. In 1988, he joined McKinsey & Company as a consultant in the Corporate Finance and Integrated Logistics practices. Between 1990 and 2005, Mr. Bouchut was with Group Casino, where he successively held the positions of Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director and CEO responsible for both the French and international operations (USA, Poland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia and Venezuela). Between 2005 and 2009, Mr. Bouchut served with Schneider Group as CFO, developing numerous initiatives in the field of structured finance, risk management and external growth. He joined Carrefour in 2009 as Chief Financial Officer and was most recently Executive Director Growth Markets of Carrefour, overlooking operations in Latin America (Brazil, Columbia and Argentina) and in Turkey, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. He was also overlooking Carrefour Personal Financial Services operations worldwide. Mr. Bouchut is graduated from HEC and holds a Master Degree in Applied Economics from Paris Dauphine University.
Marc Croonen
Mr. Croonen is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Delhaize Group.  Mr. Croonen began his career with the former brewery Artois, later Interbrew.   After having been HR-Manager for nine years, he became Head of HR and Communication with Volkswagen Belgium from May 1995 till March 1999 and HR-Director with Danone for Northern Europe from March 1999 till March 2001.  From March 2001 till April 2010, Mr. Croonen was employed by AB Inbev, from 2005 onwards in the capacity of Head of HR for Western Europe. In April 2010, Mr. Croonen moved to Dexia as Group HR Director until October 2012 when he joined International Paper as HR-Director Europe until April 2014.  Mr. Croonen is a graduate of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) with a Master in Psychology of Organization and Work.
Kevin Holt
Mr. Holt is a seasoned senior executive with more than 20 years of proven retail leadership experience in operations, strategy and information technology. As Executive Vice President of Delhaize Group and Chief Executive Officer of Delhaize America, Mr. Holt is responsible for the financial performance and operations of all Delhaize America companies, including Food Lion and Hannaford. Delhaize America is the largest division of Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG), an international grocery retailer based in Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Holt previously served as President of Retail Operations for SuperValu, a Minnesota-based grocery retailer where he filled a key retail role. During his tenure at SuperValu, the company owned the Albertsons, Jewel-Osco and Save-A-Lot chains and was the third-largest food retailing company in the United States. Prior to his senior executive leadership role at SuperValu, Mr. Holt worked for three years with Sears Holding Company and 14 years with Meijer, working in various leadership positions including Executive Vice President of Retail Operations, Senior Vice President of Information Technology/Services and Strategic Planning. Before joining the retail industry, Mr. Holt spent nine years at NCR delivering technology solutions to large and complex organizations. Mr. Holt holds a bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich.

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