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Tom Bené

CEO Sysco Corporation


Tom became President and CEO and a member of Sysco’s Board of Directors in 2018. He joined Sysco in 2013 as Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, leveraging his broad business experience to guide the merchandising, inbound supply chain and quality assurance functions.
In 2014, he became Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and took on responsibility for the company’s commercial agenda. In 2015, he became Executive Vice President and President, Foodservice Operations, where he added to his prior role, responsibility for all U.S. operations.  Tom was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2016. 
Prior to joining Sysco, Tom spent 23 years in positions of increasing responsibility at PepsiCo, where he was President of the North American foodservice business. 

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