Global Chief Information Security Officer, SVP of Information Security

Ryan Barbour

Transformational Information Cybersecurity and Risk Management executive with demonstrated strategic and operational experience across multiple industries and disciplines. Verifiable success in leveraging technology to improve global enterprise risk posture and optimize global cybersecurity operations. Expert in building scalable teams, products, solutions, and capabilities while partnering with company board members, C-Level executives and stakeholders on strategy development, efficiency improvements, and mergers and acquisitions. Focused on developing business knowledge and relationships to provide valued insights into business process design and execution; identify obstacles to achieving strategic objectives; and cost effectively address compliance risks. Successfully integrates people, establishes clear objectives, and deploys resources to deliver results. Areas of specialization: Cybersecurity Organizational Strategy and Planning Information Security Policies and Standards Cybersecurity incident response International budget, finance, and contract management Department Culture Transformation Executive and Board Level Relationship Development Risk Assessment / Risk Management Analytics and KPIs Coaching and Mentoring SOX and PCI Compliance Program Development Operational Efficiency Team Accountability Team and Personnel Development

Current Role

  • Company Name: Ahold Delhaize
  • Job Title: Global Chief Information Security Officer, SVP of Information Security
  • Start Date: June 2022
  • Company Industry: Retail
  • Location: Davidson, North Carolina, United States

Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups, a leader in both supermarkets and eCommerce and a company at the forefront of sustainable retailing. Our family of great local brands provides an omnichannel offering to more than 55 million customers each week in Europe, the United States and Indonesia. Our brands operate more than 7,452 grocery and specialty stores as well as online delivery and pickup. Together, we help people eat well, save time and live better.


Previous Role:

  • Company Name:  Ahold Delhaize
  • Job Title:  CISO US, VP of Information Security
  • Start Date:  December 2017