Frans Muller, Delhaize Group

2014 Power 50 Conventional Retailers: No. 6 Frans Muller President and CEO Delhaize Group Key Development: Appointed CEO of Delhaize Group last fall. What’s Next: Roll out “easy, fresh and affordable” strategy to 76 Food Lion stores.

The Delhaize Group’s new CEO Frans Muller has big plans for the U.S. division of the Brussels-based company.

Muller stepped into the position after long-time CEO Pierre-Olivier Beckers retired last November. Since then Muller has been evaluating the global retailer’s opportunities and set a strategy for its U.S. chains — Food Lion, Hannaford Bros. and Bottom Dollar. (Bi-Lo Food Holdings acquired Harveys, Sweetbay and Reid’s from Delhaize last winter.)

Beckers and Mulle

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