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• Ahold USA announced that as part of a restructuring of its support organization and changes it is making to simplify operations, speed up decision-making and support stores more effectively, it has named Nick Bertram (currently Senior Vice President of Store Strategy & Execution) to the role of Senior Vice President of Merchandising Strategy & Support.

It also has appointed Marissa Nelson (currently Senior Vice President of Merchandising Services & Support) to lead an expanded focus on healthy living across Ahold USA’s companies as Senior Vice President of Responsible Retailing & Healthy Living.

Steve Rowell, currently Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, has been named Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Communications.

Ahold-owned Giant Food of Landover announced that Mark Adamcik, Regional Vice President of Operations, has been appointed Vice President of Sales and Merchandising, succeeding Dean Wilkinson, who will be leaving Giant Landover to become Senior Vice President of Store Strategy and Execution at Ahold USA.

In addition, Ahold-owned Giant/Martin's announced that John Ponnett is returning to the company as Senior Vice President of Operations; he served most recently as Vice President of Asset Protection at Ahold USA.

And, Ahold's Stop & Shop New England Division announced that Russ Greenlaw, Senior Vice President of Operations for Stop & Shop New England, will be leaving the Division to take on a new Special Projects role for Ahold USA.

Stacy Wiggins, who currently serves as Regional Vice President of Operations for Giant/Martin's, will succeed Greenlaw once he starts his new position.
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