Company Press Release – Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, today announced that Greg Bertrand has been promoted to executive vice president, U.S. Foodservice Operations, effective July 30, 2018.
“We are proud to announce Greg’s promotion to executive vice president,” said Tom Bené, Sysco’s president and chief executive officer. “With more than 27 years of service to the Company, Greg has been an effective and strategic leader within Sysco. His skills, expertise and strong business acumen have contributed to the solid execution of our operational strategies and substantial growth in our U.S. Foodservice segment. Supported by talented and dedicated associates, Greg will continue to play a key role in the success of our Company.”
Bertrand joined Sysco in 1991, and after a succession of senior foodservice operations positions, was named senior vice president, U.S. Foodservice Operations, in 2016. In his role as executive vice president, Bertrand will continue to have leadership oversight responsibility for all of Sysco’s U. S. Foodservice Operations segment, which accounted for almost $40 billion in sales for fiscal year 2018.
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With over 65,000 associates, the company operates approximately 300 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 500,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2017 that ended July 1, 2017, the company generated sales of more than $55 billion.
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