US Foods Welcomes Ty Gent as Chief Supply Chain Officer
ROSEMONT, IL - US Foods has announced a new Chief Supply Chain Officer in industry veteran Ty Gent, who joins the company with over three decades of experience in the field.
Amongst Gent’s achievements, he has served as Senior Vice President of Operations for PepsiCo Central and South America regions, as well as Senior Vice President of Logistics for PepsiCo North America. As Senior Vice President of Logistics, Gent led the warehouse delivery network for Quaker, Gatorade, and Tropicana, according to a press release. He also led the PepsiCo Transportation network for North America.
“Ty joins us with more than 30 years of supply chain leadership experience,” said company President and CEO Pietro Satriano, who Gent will report to directly. “His reputation for delivering strong customer service, productivity improvements and an outstanding safety record will be instrumental in helping us continue to build a best-in-class supply chain.”
In this new role, Gent will oversee all of US Foods’ warehousing, transportation, and supply chain strategy and operations, as well as its safety programs and real estate. He is a graduate of Kent State University, holding both an undergraduate degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration.
Congratulations to Gent and US Foods on this newest chapter.