Former Ahold CEO Bill Grize Dies

Stop & Shop said that William J. Grize II, former president and chief executive officer of Stop & Shop and former president CEO of its parent company, Ahold USA, died Tuesday at age 63.

QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop here yesterday said that William J. Grize II, former president and chief executive officer of Stop & Shop and former president and CEO of its parent company, Ahold USA, died Tuesday at age 63. The cause of death was Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a degenerative brain disorder.

Grize, who retired from Ahold in 2005, began his career at Stop & Shop in 1967 as a part-time clerk, and rose through a series of executive posts at the chain. He was n

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