With more than 20 years of experience leading, advising and investing
in top international retailers, grocers and cutting-edge startups,
McCann brings prominent expertise to Deliv
MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Deliv,
a leader in same day delivery that powers many of the nation’s top
retailers and businesses across 35 markets and 1,400 cities, today
announced that international retail and grocery expert, author and tech
investor James McCann has joined its board of directors. With a unique
background that spans business and tech leadership, McCann is renowned
for helping businesses and individuals understand and create
game-changing technological advancements.
McCann has led a storied career in retail and grocery market segments,
leading businesses for Tesco before being named CEO of Carrefour’s €42bn
French business, one of the largest superstore chains in the world. He
also served as chief commercial officer for Ahold in the Netherlands
before taking the helm at Ahold USA. As CEO of the $24 billion U.S. food
retail business, McCann led it through a major transformation and
subsequent merger with Delhaize. McCann is now an active investor in
some of the most exciting early stage companies in grocery and food tech
as well as consumer goods. He is also the author of the popular book, Startups
and the Tech Revolution: An Essential Guide.
“Anyone who has ever talked to James instantly recognizes his value,”
said Daphne Carmeli, founder and CEO of Deliv. “James encourages,
educates and inspires. With his unique background in business leadership
and tech, James is focused on game-changing technological advancements
and will no doubt fuel and accelerate our growth trajectory.”
“I am delighted to be investing in and joining Deliv’s board of
directors at such an exciting time– for the company, the larger
industry and society as a whole,” said McCann. “Daphne and her team have
done an outstanding job of building a unique delivery technology
platform that is essential for the future of retail.”
To learn more about how Deliv solves delivery and logistics needs,
please visit deliv.co.
Deliv is a leading crowdsourced, last mile logistics company that powers
scheduled, same day delivery and returns for 5,000+ businesses including
25 of the nation’s top national omnichannel retailers as well as leading
e-commerce companies, local businesses and traditional parcel carriers.
Focused exclusively on moving goods, Deliv operates as a service for
delivering items rather than a marketplace that sells them.
The company currently operates in 35 markets and more than 1,400 cities.
Deliv is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and is backed by global
leaders such as Google, United Parcel Service, Enterprise Holdings as
well as leading financial investors and the nation’s top REIT investors.
For more information, visit www.deliv.co.
GMK Communications for Deliv