Former Target director joins Ahold Delhaize’s Retail Business Services team


Retail business services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, has hired Teresa K. White as vice president of financial planning and analysis (FP&A). Based in the Salisbury, NC office, she will lead all FP&A activities for the organization, including designing and executing the financial planning cycle to secure corporate strategies and operational objectives.

Prior to joining Retail Business Services, White was Director of Financial Planning & Analysis – Global Supply Chain & Logistics for Minneapolis-based Target, where she provided FP&A insights, advice and support. for growth strategies and financial decisions within the innovative distribution space. She led a high performing team that provided financial support to all Regional Fulfillment Centers, Fulfillment Centers, Upstream Fulfillment Centers, Flow Centers and Import Warehouses to ensure on-time delivery to Target stores. , as well as digital customer satisfaction.

“We are delighted to welcome Teresa to the Retail Business Services team,” said Roger Wheeler, President of Retail Business Services. “A proven leader, Teresa brings deep operational and retail expertise to this position. She also has a deep passion for culture, diversity, equity and inclusion that we look forward to leveraging as we continue to grow our culture of belonging and welcome more and more new talent into our organization.

White’s experience also includes leading business planning and analysis for the U.S. over-the-counter product portfolio at Alcon, based in Fort Worth, Texas, which included eye care brands Clear Care, Opti -Free, Pataday, Systane and Genteal. Prior to that, she spent 11 years at Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble. His early professional experiences covered financial services companies such as Wachovia (now Wells Fargo), Morgan Stanley and Prudential.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Real Estate from the College of Business at Florida State University.

“I am delighted to join the Retail Business Services team,” said White. “The organization’s promise to deliver expertise and innovative solutions to a network of retail partners aligns with both my experience and my passion for supporting exceptional customer-focused brands. I look forward to continuing my retail career and getting to know the Retail Business Services team, as well as other teams within the Ahold Delhaize USA companies.

​Retail Business Services currently provides services to five omnichannel grocery brands: Food Lion, Giant Food, The Giant Co., Hannaford and Stop & Shop. It leverages the scale of local brands to generate synergies and provides insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies with services such as Business Integrity Services (legal, risk management, quality assurance); Business services (HR technology systems and process management); Communications and omnichannel service; business financial services; Financial planning and analysis; Human ressources; indirect supply; Computer science; pharmacy services; Retail innovation; Store development; facility rental and support; and Strategy and Business Development.

Parent company Ahold Delhaize USA, a division of Zaandam, based in the Netherlands Ahold Delhaize operates more than 2,000 stores in 23 states and is #10 on The PG 100, Progressive Grocer’s 2021 list major food and consumables retailers in the United States. Minneapolis-based Target Corp. is No. 6 on The PG 100.


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