Key digital experience is coming to Ahold Delhaize, as the retailer just announced the appointment of Bala Subramanian to its Board of Directors, effective April 14, 2021.
Currently Chief Digital Officer at AT&T, Subramanian offers valuable knowledge for Ahold. Prior to his position with the telecommunications services company, he led digital transformation at Best Buy, a press release noted. He is also currently on the Board of Directors for Cars.com, where he is part of the audit and renumeration committees.
“We are pleased to propose Bala for appointment to the Supervisory Board. He will bring extensive experience in transforming large companies toward omnichannel and digital businesses,” said Chair of the Supervisory Board, Peter Agnefjäll. “With his arrival, we further strengthen the digital skills and competencies that will be important to the Supervisory Board as Ahold Delhaize continues to develop in the omnichannel retail space. With his background and energetic personality, Bala will bring new perspectives to the Supervisory Board.”
Dominique Leroy has announced that she will retire from her position on the Supervisory Board as she focuses on her executive role at Deutsche Telecom. This will go into affect as soon as Subramanian steps into his new role. Ben Noteboom will also be retiring after serving the maximum number of terms.
The Supervisory Board will propose the appointment of Subramanian at the Annual General Meeting on April 14, 2021.
We here at Deli Market News extend our congratulations to Bala Subramanian on this new role.