US Foods appoints Ty Gent as Chief Supply Chain Officer

ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) announced today (April 10, 2017) that Ty Gent has joined the company as Chief Supply Chain Officer, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Pietro Satriano. Gent will oversee all warehousing, transportation and supply chain strategy and operations on behalf of the company, as well as safety programs and real estate.

“Ty joins us with more than 30 years of supply chain leadership experience,” said US Foods President and CEO Pietro Satriano. “His reputation for delivering strong customer service, productivity improvements and an outstanding safety record will be instrumental in helping us continue to build a best-in-class supply chain.”

Prior to joining US Foods, Gent served as Senior Vice President of Operations for PepsiCo Central and South America regions. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Logistics for PepsiCo North America where he led the warehouse delivery network for Quaker, Gatorade and Tropicana, as well as the PepsiCo Transportation network for North America. Gent is a graduate of Kent State University where he received both his undergraduate degree in Economics as well as his Master of Business Administration.

About US Foods

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 chefs, restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With nearly 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue. Discover more at www.usfoods.com.

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Source: US Foods