February 23, 2024

Ahold Delhaize USA Names Marc Stolzman Chief Sustainability Officer

Ahold Delhaize USA today announced that Marc Stolzman has been named the Chief Sustainability Officer for Ahold Delhaize USA, reporting to JJ Fleeman, CEO of Ahold Delhaize USA. In this role, Marc will oversee all aspects of health and sustainability for the U.S. businesses, including strategy and goal setting, in alignment with Ahold Delhaize global sustainability ambitions and commitments, as well as all U.S. regulatory, compliance and financial reporting.

“As one of the largest food retailers on the East Coast, we are committed to being a sustainable retailer as we work to create healthier communities and a healthier planet,” said Fleeman. “As we work through important and complex sustainability efforts in the next several years, including eliminating carbon emissions, bringing to market healthier products, stopping food waste, reducing single-use plastics and more, Marc’s proven leadership and deep financial background will be instrumental in driving our ambitious goals.”

Marc has been with Ahold Delhaize USA companies for the past five years, serving as Executive Lead, Finance for Peapod Digital Labs. This role included managing finance for the digital, e-commerce and commercial business, as well as leadership for a number of cross-company initiatives to position the company for future success.

“I’m honored to take on this role in the U.S.,” said Stolzman. “I look forward to working with each of the U.S. brands, which are already leaders in sustainability, as well as our suppliers and partners, as we together pursue our passion for empowering healthier people and a healthier planet.”

Before joining Ahold Delhaize USA, Marc served as President of Kymeta Corporation and also served as CFO before his promotion. He has also held CFO roles at Zulily, Zumiez, Blue Nile and Imperium Renewables. In addition, he held several executive-level roles at Starbucks Coffee Company, including SVP of International Finance and Business Development and CFO for Starbucks Japan.

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