Making a major investment in its supply chain operations, US Foods has announced the hire of Timothy Connolly as the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective May 13.
“Tim joins the executive team with more than 30 years of experience leading large supply chain organizations,” said Pietro Satriano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, in a press release. “He has a track record of improving safety, service, and productivity by engaging front-line employees, and he will be instrumental in helping us deliver on our ‘Great Food. Made Easy.’ strategy.”
In his new role, Connolly will oversee the company’s supply chain organization, including supply chain strategy, warehousing, safety, transportation, operations, labor relations, and continuous improvement. Connolly will report to Satriano.
A seasoned industry veteran, Connolly most recently acted as Senior Vice President of Operations at Uline and, before that, as Chief Operating Officer as Essendant where he oversaw a network of more than 70 distribution centers. Connolly also managed supply chain operations at Cardinal Health for 10 years.
Congratulations to Timothy and the US Foods team!