BRUSSELS — Seeking to revitalize its struggling Food Lion chain, Delhaize Group here last week said it has hired Roland Smith, a West Point graduate and a veteran of the quick-service restaurant industry, to be president and chief executive officer of Delhaize America. Smith, age 57, will succeed longtime Delhaize and Hannaford Bros. veteran Ronald C. Hodge, who plans to retire later this year, the company said. The change is effective Oct. 15. “Delhaize seems in need of ...

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