Our story

We are European Business Services, a shared services organization dedicated to helping our great European brands achieve their strategic goals. We create sourcing, financial and HR solutions for growth and profitability, empowering brands to spend more time on what matters most: their customers. What’s more, we proudly support Ahold Delhaize’s mission to drive omnichannel growth, strengthen operational excellence, cultivate best talent, and elevate health and sustainability.

We operate within Ahold Delhaize, serving our brands across the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, Serbia, Greece, Czech Republic and Romania. Through courage, integrity, teamwork, care and humor, we help customers eat well, save time and live better. We collaborate as a cross-functional, international team, with experts across three departments: HR services, Finance services and Not-for-resale sourcing.Together, we strive to deliver a seamless user experience for our European brands and their associates.

Everything we do, we do with the future in mind.

Our departments

HR services

We enable our brands’ HR teams to focus on the moments that truly matter to their business. We do so by taking care of HR service delivery on running digitally designed processes, as well as developing and deploying end-to-end HR solutions on:

  • Talent acquisition & onboarding
  • Learning & development
  • Talent management
  • Payroll & HR admin related activities

..all pro-actively supported by our subject matter and process experts.


Finance services

We provide our brands’ finance teams with clear insights that help to steer and act on flawless reporting – and we actively support in enabling successful new business initiatives with our financial solution architects. We implement and monitor: + Zero touch and zero paper processes + Automated controls

  • Efficient & fast financial settlements
  • Smart & effective reporting and analysis


Not-for-resale sourcing (NFR)

We unlock the full potential of our combined European business footprint, by sourcing everything needed to keep our businesses running safely and smoothly. In other words, everything that is not resold to our end customer. We strive to deliver the best sourcing solutions for our European brands focusing on cost, availability and sustainability. We do so by:

  • Scouting the markets & vetting suppliers
  • Negotiating commercial conditions & contracts
  • Ensuring all European colleagues are able to easily order goods & services
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great local brands in 10 countries

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years retail innovators

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local stores


associates worldwide


million customers served every week


Annual revenues (€) managed by the Finance department within Ahold Delhaize, European Business Services (EBS)

Ready to join European Business Services?

Want to impact the daily lives of our associates, and millions of customers? When you join one of our EBS teams, we’ll continually invest in your development and help you build on your skills. As a dedicated talent accelerator, we’ll welcome you aboard a supportive team that works hybrid and smart.

We believe in having fun together and welcome everyone just the way they are. Together, we have the courage to take risks and innovate – helping our brands achieve better, every day.


Meet the people from European Business Services

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Anna Bubbers

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Talent Acquisition Partner

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Our great local brands

We share a passion for delivering great food, value and innovations, and for creating inclusive workplaces that provide rewarding career opportunities.

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