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• Ahold USA has named Bhavdeep Singh executive vice president of human resources. Singh replaces John Bussenger who has been appointed to the newly established role of executive vice president and assistant to Ahold USA Retail chief executive officer and chief operating officer Carl Schlicker.

Singh brings more than 30 years of grocery retail experience to his position with Ahold USA, where he will oversee the company’s Human Resources and Labor Relations functions, in addition to fostering associate engagement. Most recently, Singh was chief executive officer for Fortis Healthcare in New Delhi, India, a leading health care provider in Asia and one of the largest private hospital operators in the world.

In his new role, Bussenger will continue to support Ahold USA’s overarching business strategy, acting as a liaison between company leadership, the executive committee and key stakeholders in driving strategic initiatives. Bussenger has held a variety of leadership positions in his more than 30 years with Giant Food Stores and the former Ahold-owned Edwards chain.
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