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SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion exec Linn Evans has been elevated to the newly created position of v.p. of legal affairs for corporate, securities, and compliance by Delhaize Group, the parent company of Food Lion.
In this position Evans will lead Delhaize Group corporate legal work in corporate governance, corporate compliance, and general corporate representation for treasury, controller, internal audit, tax, investor relations, and corporate communications.
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In addition to his Delhaize Group responsibilities, Evans now holds the title of s.v.p. and general counsel of Food Lion, LLC. He will continue to be based at Food Lion.
Evans joined Food Lion in 1998 as senior company counsel and was promoted to director of legal affairs in 2001, and then v.p. of legal affairs in 2002.
He reports directly to Michael Waller, e.v.p., general counsel and secretary of Delhaize Group-Delhaize America, and Rick Anicetti, president and c.e.o. of Food Lion, LLC.