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US Foods is guided by strong, decisive leaders dedicated to the core values of customer success, integrity, innovation and teamwork and who share a passion for all things food. Get to know the inspiring people who have the depth and breadth of leadership to take US Foods to an even higher level of success for customers, employees and stakeholders.

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Pietro Satriano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Pietro Satriano joined the Board of US Foods in July 2015 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in December 2017. He previously held the role of Chief Merchandising Officer where he led and developed business strategies to continuously improve the company’s expertise in procurement, category management and product innovation.

Prior to joining US Foods in 2011, Pietro was President of LoyaltyOne Canada, the company behind AirMiles, Canada’s largest consumer loyalty reward program in which two thirds of households are active. He also served as Executive Vice President of Loblaw Brands at Loblaw Companies where he was responsible for President’s Choice and No Name, the two largest packaged food brands in Canada; and Executive Vice President, Food Segment, where he had national accountability for all aspects of merchandising for Loblaw’s food business.

Pietro began his career in strategy consulting, first with what is now The Boston Consulting Group in Toronto and then with the Monitor Company in Milan, Italy. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University. Pietro is a native of Montreal and serves on the Board of Directors of CarMax, Inc. He previously served on the Board of Longos, a family-owned Canadian grocery store operator.

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Dirk Locascio, Chief Financial Officer

Dirk Locascio is Chief Financial Officer of US Foods, a role he has served in since February 2017.

Since joining the company in 2009, Dirk has served in a variety of finance and accounting leadership roles including Senior Vice President, Financial Accounting and Analysis, where he had oversight of the company’s corporate finance and accounting functions. Prior to joining US Foods, he held senior finance roles with United Airlines and in public accounting with Arthur Andersen LLP.

Dirk is a graduate of the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

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Guy Babbitt, Senior Vice President, Shared Business Services

Guy Babbitt is Senior Vice President of Shared Business Services for US Foods. In this role, he is responsible for leading teams focused on managing and optimizing key business processes for the company.

Guy joined US Foods in 2019 from Food Services of America (FSA), where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. In that role, he was responsible for leveraging technology to simplify processes and deliver a differentiated customer experience.

Since beginning his foodservice career more than 25 years ago as a warehouse selector, Guy has served in a variety of leadership roles, including operations, sales, IT, strategy and finance.

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Kristin Coleman, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Kristin Coleman is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of US Foods. In this role, she is responsible for all legal, risk management and ethics and compliance functions. She joined US Foods in 2017.

An experienced general counsel, Kristin joined US Foods from Sears Holdings Corporation, where she served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary after joining in 2014. Prior to joining Sears, she served as the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Brunswick Corporation from 2009 to 2014. Before moving in-house, she worked in private practice with Sidley Austin LLP.

Kristin is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Michigan Law School. She is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago.

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Steve Guberman, Executive Vice President, Nationally Managed Business

Steve Guberman has served as Executive Vice President, Nationally Managed Business since September 2016. In this role, he has P&L responsibility for the company’s largest customers, including health care and hospitality as well as regional and national chains. Prior to this role, Steve served as the company's Chief Merchandising Officer, overseeing category management, procurement, and product innovation on behalf of the company.

Steve began his career in restaurant operations and brings more than 30 years of industry experience to the management team. He joined US Foods in 1991 and has served in a variety of corporate and field leadership roles, including sales, procurement, marketing, category management and eight years as a Division President in Houston, Texas.

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BILL HANCOCK, Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Bill Hancock is Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer. In this role, he is responsible for all warehousing, transportation, and supply chain strategy and operations, as well as safety, labor relations and continuous improvement.

Bill joined US Foods in 2020 from American Tire Distributors, where he served as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Operations, responsible for the oversight of 115 distribution centers across the United States and a fleet of vehicles accountable for last-mile delivery to customers. Prior to joining American Tire Distributors, Bill served as the Vice President of Global Supply Chain Operations for Target Corporation where he spent 14 years in various supply chain roles with the company.

Bill earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Supply Chain Management and a Master of Business Administration from St. Cloud State University.

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Andrew Iacobucci, Chief Commercial Officer

Andrew Iacobucci is Chief Commercial Officer of US Foods. In this role, he leads the company’s merchandising, pricing and local sales functions, with a focus on developing go-to-market strategies that differentiate US Foods and help the company best serve foodservice operators across the country. Andrew previously served as Chief Merchandising Officer. He joined US Foods in 2017.

Prior to joining US Foods, Andrew served as Executive Vice President, Merchandising for retailer Ahold USA, where he led all facets of the company’s merchandising operations in the United States. Prior to joining Ahold, he spent 10 years at Loblaw Companies Limited, a leading Canadian food retailer, where he served in several senior roles including president of the company’s discount supermarket business.

Andrew is a graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and University of Toronto Law School.

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Jay Kvasnicka, Executive Vice President, Field Operations

Jay Kvasnicka is Executive Vice President, Field Operations of US Foods. He is responsible for field operations across the country, including all financial (P&L) results. He also leads the company’s cash and carry channel, which includes 80 CHEF’STORE locations. Jay previously served as Executive Vice President, Locally Managed Sales and also served as interim Chief Supply Chain Officer from October 2019 to February 2021.

Jay joined US Foods as a Territory Manager for Alliant Foodservice more than 25 years ago and has held a range of leadership roles with the company including Division President, Region President and Stock Yards President.

Jay received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing Management from Concordia University in St. Paul.

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David Rickard, Executive Vice President, Strategy, Insights and Financial Planning

Dave Rickard is Executive Vice President, Strategy, Insights and Financial Planning for US Foods. He is responsible for corporate strategy, including exploring new businesses opportunities. He also provides financial planning leadership and leads the insights and analytics team. Dave and his team optimize profitability across all segments by providing end-to-end oversight of margin and pricing decisions, partnering with Merchandising and Sales. Dave previously served as Executive Vice President, Revenue Management and Strategy.

Before joining US Foods in 2015, Dave served as Vice President for Uline. Prior to that, he served as Partner and Managing Director for The Boston Consulting Group leading their B2B pricing practice. Over his 17-year tenure at BCG, Dave led many strategy, operations management and sales strategy engagements with Fortune 500 clients.

Dave received a Master of Business Administration from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Middlebury College and a General Course Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics.

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David Works, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

David Works is the Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of US Foods. He is responsible for guiding all aspects of the Human Resource strategy around organizational development, strategic planning, talent acquisition, employee engagement, leadership development, training and coaching, talent management, employee relations and culture in support of US Foods’ strategy of Great Food. Made Easy. David joined the company in February 2018.

Prior to joining US Foods, David most recently served as Chief Human Resources Officer for the not-for-profit health care organization, Hackensack Meridian Health. Before joining Meridian Health, David led the Human Resource organizations at Windstream and Sears Holdings. He also served as the president of the Enterprise Business Unit at Windstream. David spent the first seven years of his career as an officer in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force. He began his post-Navy career as an engineer at Motorola, followed by time at McKinsey & Company and ghSMART, a firm which specializes in talent assessment and leadership development.

David holds degrees in Finance and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.