Chief Executive Officer of Royal Ahold, and Co-Chair of The Consumer Goods Forum
Dick Boer (August 31, 1957) is a Dutch national.
On September 29, 2010, the Supervisory Board appointed Dick Boer Chief Executive Officer of Ahold, effective March 1, 2011. Prior to that date, Dick served as Chief Operating Officer Ahold Europe, to which he was appointed on November 6, 2006.
Dick joined Ahold in 1998 as CEO of Ahold Czech Republic and was appointed President and CEO of Albert Heijn in 2000. In 2003, he became President and CEO of Ahold’s Dutch operating companies. Ahold’s shareholders appointed him to the Corporate Executive Board on May 3, 2007.
Prior to joining Ahold, Dick spent more than 17 years in various retail positions for SHV Holdings in the Netherlands and abroad, and for Unigro N.V.
Dick is president of the European Retail Round Table, Co-Chair of The Consumer Goods Forum, and a member of the executive board of The Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW). He is also member of the advisory board of G-star.