More than 17 years in various retail positions, SHV Holdings, Netherlands and abroad, and Unigro. 1998, joined Ahold as Chief Executive Officer, Ahold Czech Republic; 2000, President and Chief Executive Officer, Albert Heijn; 2003, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ahold’s Dutch businesses; 2007, Member of the Management Board; 2006-11, Chief Operating Officer Ahold Europe; 2010, appointed Chief Executive Officer, Ahold, effective 1 March 2011. Member of the Board: Consumer Goods Forum; Vice-Chair of the Executive Board, Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNONCW). Member of the Advisory Board, G-star. Governor, Consumer Industries Community; Steward, Future of Health and Healthcare System; and Co-Chair, Human Centric Health Steering Committee, World Economic Forum.