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C&S Wholesale Grocers names Chief Human Resources Officer

C&S Wholesale Grocers BB #:137315 announced that Miriam Ort will become the next Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective December 2, 2019. She succeeds CHRO, Asad Husain, who is retiring as of December 31, 2019. Miriam will report to Mike Duffy, Chief Executive Officer.

“Miriam is a highly experienced Human Resources leader that has driven transformational programs and initiatives that support long-term business growth for a variety of companies in complex industries,” said Mike Duffy. “She brings the right approach, skills and focus to continue evolving our culture and talent priorities, as we evolve on our journey to become an employer of choice. We look forward to Miriam joining the C&S Family.”

Since 2017, Miriam has been Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Americas at Avis Budget Group. Prior to this, she held positions of increasing responsibility at PepsiCo and Avon Products. Miriam earned a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State College. Miriam is an accomplished author that has written many thought-leadership publications and is a frequent contributor to HR publications and forums, including Harvard Business Review online and The Conference Board. She is the coauthor of the bestselling book One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value by Harvard Business Press.

About C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 7,700 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with over 137,000 different products. We are an engaged corporate citizen, supporting causes that positively impact our communities. To learn more, please visit

C&S Media Contact: Lauren La Bruno, Vice President of Communications & Change Management, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., 201-299-5178,