US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) announced today that Andrew Iacobucci is appointed Senior Executive Vice President, Field Operations and Chief Commercial Officer effective today. In his new role, Iacobucci will oversee the company’s local sales, commercial excellence, merchandising, marketing, CHEF’STORE, US Foods Direct and MOXē teams and have P&L responsibility for the company’s broadline business. He will report to Dave Flitman, Chief Executive Officer, as a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team.
“I am thrilled that Andrew is taking on this important role as Senior Executive Vice President, Field Operations and Chief Commercial Officer,” said Flitman. “Andrew is a talented, strong and respected executive, as he proved throughout his leadership as Interim CEO last year and most recently during my onboarding process. I look forward to partnering with Andrew in his new role to drive strong execution of our long-range plan.”
Iacobucci said, “US Foods is on a great trajectory, delivering significant value for its associates, customers and shareholders. I am eager to bring the learnings from my career experiences here at US Foods to this new role and excited to partner with Dave and the rest of the Executive Leadership Team to build on our momentum.”
Iacobucci joined US Foods in 2017 and most recently served as Chief Transition Officer, advising and supporting Flitman as he onboarded. He served as Interim CEO of US Foods from May 2022 to January 2023. Prior to that, Iacobucci was Chief Commercial Officer, leading the company’s merchandising, pricing and local sales functions. He previously served as Chief Merchandising Officer. Prior to joining US Foods, Iacobucci was Executive Vice President, Merchandising for retailer Ahold USA and spent 10 years at Loblaw Companies Limited, a leading Canadian food retailer. He is a graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and University of Toronto Law School.
About US Foods
With a promise to help its customers Make It, US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 70 broadline locations and more than 85 cash and carry stores, US Foods and its 29,000 associates 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. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.
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"Andrew is a talented, strong and respected executive, as he proved throughout his leadership as Interim CEO last year and most recently during my onboarding process," said US Foods CEO, Dave Flitman