Sysco Corporation has announced that Anita Zielinski will join the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Zielinski’s appointment will take effect April 3, 2017.
"We are pleased to have Anita join Sysco and bring her extensive experience in financial accounting and reporting, internal controls, and compliance with GAAP and IFRS," said Joel Grade, Sysco's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, in a company press release. “Her vast knowledge of technical and complex accounting matters, including working with large public multinational companies and her strong analytical and managerial skills, make her well-suited to join our finance leadership team.”
Zielinski previously served with Houston-based Ernst & Young’s Assurance, where she logged 20 years of accounting and financial management experience, eventually being promoted to partner in 2013. She has extensive experience working with Sysco as a client, along with other large and mid-sized companies across a variety of industries—including distribution, real estate, transportation, and manufacturing.
As Chief Accounting Officer, Zielinski will oversee all accounting functions; she will be responsible for financial accounting and reporting, accounting policy, tax compliance and strategy, and internal controls. Additionally, Zielinski will also act as key liaison to external auditing firms.
Zielinski earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.
We, at Deli Market News, congratulate Anita on her coming appointment and wish her well in her exciting new endeavors.