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By ANUK Staff
Ahold USA is welcoming a new Vice President of Produce and Floral. David Lessard has been promoted to the position, effective immediately. Mr. Lessard is replacing Dan McCullough who left the company earlier this year. In the new role, Mr. Lessard will be responsible for strategically leading, directing, designing, and approving category management business plans and portfolio plans for the produce and floral teams.
His new role will be based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, according to a press release. Mr. Lessard brings over 25 years of experience in managing and directing produce and floral in both the store and corporate office settings. In his most recent position, the industry veteran served as Director of Produce at Ahold USA. Mr. Lessard held management positions with the Giant Landover division and A&P/Pathmark before joining Ahold USA in 2010.
Ahold USA supports four regional Divisions – Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover, and Giant Carlisle – that together operate over 750 supermarkets with approximately 115,000 associates in 14 states and the District of Columbia along with Peapod, the nation’s leading e-commerce grocery shopping/delivery service.