Technology has become an integral part of running a business, and US Foods Holding Corp recognizes that in order to continue to grow, so must its leadership might. Recently, the company announced it has appointed John “JT” Tonnison as its Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer, effective July 12, 2021.
In Tonnison’s new role, he will oversee US Foods’ technology division and strategy, as well as all information technology functions, including digital, cybersecurity, applications, and infrastructure. Before joining US Foods, Tonnison served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Tech Data Corporation, a Fortune 100 global distributor of business and consumer technologies.
According to the release, Tonnison was responsible for Tech Data’s global innovation strategy, information digital capabilities, and operations in his previous role. Before his nearly two-decade span at Tech Data, Tonnison was the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Technology Solutions Network.
Tonnison will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Pietro Satriano as he fulfills his duties.
“JT joins the executive team with more than 30 years of extensive experience leveraging technology to foster innovation, improve operational efficiencies, and deliver exceptional service to customers,” he said. “He will be instrumental in driving our information technology vision forward as we deliver on our commitment to bring US Foods customers best-in-class digital commerce solutions.”
Congratulations to John “JT” Tonnison as he steps into his new position!