Brussels, Belgium, Delhaize Group has appointed Georges Jacobs chairman of the board. Jacobs, chairman of Belgian pharmaceutical concern UCB Group, succeeds the retiring Gui de Vaucleroy.
In other grocery executive news, Minneapolis-based Supervalu named Roger Davidson corporate senior VP and COO of retail food companies, a newly created position. Davidson joins Supervalu from H.E. Butt Grocery Co., where he served as senior VP of grocery procurement, merchandising and store brands.