Passion for People

Hannaford Bros. track record as a developer of executive talent, and the influence that has had on the entire Delhaize organization, combined with its success in positioning itself in the market, have led SN to recognize Hannaford with SN’s 2005 Retail Excellence Award. The award was to be presented at the Portland State University Food Industry Leadership Center’s Executive Forum this week in Portland, Ore.

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Shelley Broader already had a successful career as an investment banker when she decided to change careers and join Hannaford Bros. here about 15 years ago.

While helping the chain secure debt financing for its distribution center in Schodack, N.Y., Broader found the enthusiasm of the Hannaford people she worked with there infectious and, eventually, irresistible.

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