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Green named head of Food Lion banners


SALISBURY, N.C. Food Lion announced that Cathy Green now will head the Food Lion family of banners, which includes Food Lion, Bloom, Harveys and Reid's. The announcement is part of a new U.S. structure announced last month by Delhaize Group.

In her new role, Green will lead all banner operations for the Food Lion family, including store financial performance, merchandising, pricing, customer service and marketing.


"Cathy is an outstanding leader with significant retail expertise," said Ron Hodge, CEO of Delhaize America Operations.  "Her in-depth knowledge of the grocery industry will significantly benefit the Food Lion family of banners.  She is a leader who operates with the customer in mind, focused on delivering excellent service, quality products and lower prices to our customers.  Her leadership will be visible to customers and associates through her drive and passion for the business."  

Green most recently served as COO for Food Lion LLC, where she was responsible for overseeing operations for Food Lion, Bloom, Bottom Dollar Food, Harveys and Reid's.  Prior to being named COO, Green served Food Lion as SVP for the chain's Northern retail operations and previously as SVP fresh merchandising, distribution and quality assurance. Green joined Food Lion in 2002 from its sister grocery chain, Hannaford Supermarkets, where she held the title of VP fresh merchandising.

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