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Ahold appoints corporate governance expert

Dutch supermarket group Ahold has appointed top lawyer Peter Wakkie to restore its credibility in the wake of the recent accounting scandal.

Link: Ahold to reveal intentions for US business

He will leave Dutch law firm Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Ahold’s external legal adviser, in October.

Wakkie is expected to strengthen corporate governance in the wake of Ahold’s $1.1bn accounting scandal.

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