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Ahold Fills Two Senior Posts at U.S. Foodservice

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands. - Dutch retailer Ahold has appointed two people to fill key positions at its American distributorship, U.S. Foodservice, according to the March
24 edition of The Financial Times.

The newspaper, citing people close to the new executives, reported that Garry Brown, a consultant specialist in restructuring troubled business, would be in charge of
procurement while lawyer Robert Aiken had been given a key marketing job.

The newspaper said the men were likely to fill posts vacated by two U.S. Foodservice executives in charge of purchasing and marketing who were dismissed last year after a nearly billion-dollar accounting scandal erupted.

Ahold, the world's third biggest food retail and foodservice group in sales terms, was not immediately available for comment.

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