AMSTERDAM — Ahold here last week said it has named longtime retailing veteran Dick Boer as the company's new chief executive officer and elevated Carl Schlicker to chief operating officer of Ahold USA. Boer, credited with overseeing a revitalization of the company's Dutch operations, succeeds John Rishton, who is leaving to become CEO of Rolls-Royce PLC. The change is effective in March 2011. “While the leadership will change, the strategy remains the same,” Rishton said in a conference ...

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