US Foods Appoints New Member to Board of Directors
- by Melissa De Leon
ROSEMONT, IL - US Foods Holding Corp. has announced that Sunil Gupta, Edward W Carter Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, was appointed to the company’s Board of Directors beginning this month.
“Sunil is among the most sought-after experts in how technology is shaping business strategies in the digital era,” said Pietro Satriano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in a recent press release. “His experience working with companies across a variety of industries, in addition to the breadth and depth of his marketing insight, will bring a unique expertise to our board.”
Gupta joined Harvard Business School in 2006—where he served as the Chair of the General Management Program for Senior Executives, the Co-Chair of the Driving Digital Strategy Executive Program, and the Chair of the Marketing Department—after holding several positions at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, including serving as the Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business. In addition to his roles in academia, Gupta has served on the advisory boards of several start-ups including the board of the American Marketing Association.
“We’re excited to welcome Sunil to the board as an independent director,” said Robert Dutkowsky, Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. “His leadership in digital strategy and marketing will be a tremendous asset.”
Gupta received his Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, his Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, and his Doctorate in Marketing from Columbia University.
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