Ahold’s Kathy Russello appointed executive vice president, HR
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
has promoted Kathy Russello to executive vice president of human resources. In
her new role, she will oversee the Ahold USA human resources support function
and foster a culture of people development and growth.
most recently served as senior vice president of human resource delivery. She
began her career with Mayfair Supermarkets in Elizabeth, N.J. in store
operations, leaving to pursue a career in human resources. Russello joined
Ahold in 1995, providing human resources support for the New York division of the
Edwards and Stop & Shop chains. She has served in a number of progressively
challenging leadership positions within human resources and labor relations.
been an accomplished HR leader for 30 years,” said Ahold USA Chief Operating Officer Schlicker said. "She is
passionate about the retail supermarket business and is a strong advocate for
people, who are the heart of our business, and their ongoing development and