Sysco’s tenure as a leading foodservice distributor is nowhere close to being over, especially as it infuses its leadership team with new blood. The company recently announced that Tim Ørting will be its Executive Vice President and President of Foodservice Operations—International.
Before joining Sysco, Ørting held a leadership role at Arla, the international dairy cooperative, for over 30 years. According to a press release, he currently serves as the Executive Vice President, International for the dairy producer and leads a multinational team across more than 30 countries, showing his penchant for leadership. He will officially step into his new role at Sysco on January 4 of next year.
Ørting will be responsible for leading Sysco’s International Operations in Canada, Europe, the Bahamas, and Latin America while based in Sysco’s London Office.
As part of his new position, he will oversee development and execution of key growth strategies across these locations.
“Tim is an experienced food executive having led commercial and supply chain teams across multiple diverse markets and geographies,” said Kevin Hourican, President and Chief Executive Officer. “His strong track record of delivering results and extensive international experience, including expertise related to mergers and acquisitions, integrations, joint ventures, and new market entry, uniquely position him to lead and grow our international businesses."
Ørting’s vast knowledge and experience within the industry will serve him well in his new position. We here at Deli Market News extend our congratulations!