Company press release
April 5, 2016
Carlisle, Pennsylvania – Ahold USA today announced that Andrew Iacobucci has been appointed to executive vice president of merchandising effective April 11. In this role, Iacobucci will focus on leading a merchandising team that supports Ahold USA and its four retail divisions, Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle.
Iacobucci brings an extensive background in the supermarket industry to his new role with Ahold USA, including a mix of merchandising, P&L ownership and retail strategy experience. In the last ten years, he has held several leadership positions at Loblaw Companies Limited, the largest food retailer in Canada. Most recently, Iacobucci was president of the Discount Division, a $17 billion business.
Before that, he held senior leadership roles in Loblaw’s Grocery Discount Division, Drugstore Business Unit, Central Store Operations team, Superstores team and Corporate Development function. Prior to his time at Loblaw, Iacobucci spent several years at Monitor Group, a global strategy consulting firm where he focused on U.S. retail.
“We are delighted that Andrew is joining our team, and he brings outstanding merchandising experience to help us on our journey from good to great,” said James McCann, chief operating officer, Ahold USA.
With a bachelor’s degree in economics from Queens University in Ontario and a law degree from the University of Toronto, Iacobucci is relocating to the United States from Canada.
Ahold USA Press Office: Chris Brand, 717-240-1513, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ahold USA is part of Ahold, an international food retailing group that operates quality supermarkets in the United States and Europe. Ahold USA supports four regional Divisions – Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover, and Giant Carlisle – that together operate approximately 790 supermarkets with 115,000 associates in 14 states and the District of Columbia along with Peapod, the nation’s leading e-commerce grocery shopping/delivery service.
For more information, visit www.ahold.com.