Ahold has appointed Jeff Carr as executive vice president (EVP) and chief financial officer (CFO), effective 12 November 2011. Carr succeeds Kimberly Ross, who is leaving Ahold in November to become CFO of Avon.
Carr will be responsible for Ahold’s finance, real estate and IT functions. He will also manage the company’s existing €350m cost reduction programme and explore further ways to reduce costs and simplify the business.
Carr is currently group finance director at UK-based FirstGroup, the leading transport operator in the UK and North America, including Greyhound in the US and Canada. Before joining FirstGroup, he was group finance director and board member at easyJet, and held senior financial roles at Associated British Foods, Reckitt Benckiser, and Grand Metropolitan. He began his career at Unilever.
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