ZAANDAM, Netherlands -- Ahold here said last week it has named Richard A. Baird president and chief executive officer of Giant Food, Landover, Md., effective Jan. 2.
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Baird will succeed Pete Manos, who has announced his retirement.
Baird, 56, is currently executive vice president of Stop & Shop Cos., Quincy, Mass., another Ahold subsidiary. He joined the company in 1972 as assistant controller and subsequen