Global foodservice provider Sysco has announced the addition of John M. Hinshaw to the company’s Board of Directors. Hinshaw brings decades of experience in various senior tech and information roles to his new position on Sysco’s Board.
“We are pleased to welcome John to our board,” noted Jackie M. Ward, Chairman of the Board, in a press release. “His leadership and service with significant public companies of various industries provide him experience in the operations of large, complex organizations and expertise in both information technology and management, enabling him to effectively collaborate with the board and Sysco management.”
The addition of the experienced tech exec will expand the company’s Board to 14 members. According to a company press release, Hinshaw will stand for reelection later this year at Sysco’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Nov. 16, 2018.
Hinshaw most recently served as the Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations (from November 2011 to October 2016), and Chief Customer Officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprises (from November 2015 until his retirement in October 2016).
Before joining Hewlett Packard, Hinshaw served as Chief Information Officer (from 2007 to 2010) and Vice President and General Manager (from 2010 to 2011) for The Boeing Company. Hinshaw also spent 14 years at Verizon Communications where he served in various senior executive capacities, including Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Verizon Wireless, overseeing the IT function of the wireless carrier.
Hinshaw also serves on a number of Executive Boards, including The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, DocuSign, and NAF.
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