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Sysco Announces the Promotion of Greg Bertrand to Executive Vice President, U.S. Foodservice Operations

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HOUSTON, July 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, today announced that Greg Bertrand has been promoted to executive vice president, U.S. Foodservice Operations, effective July 30, 2018.

"We are proud to announce Greg's promotion to executive vice president," said Tom Bené, Sysco's president and chief executive officer. "With more than 27 years of service to the Company, Greg has been an effective and strategic leader within Sysco. His skills, expertise and strong business acumen have contributed to the solid execution of our operational strategies and substantial growth in our U.S. Foodservice segment. Supported by talented and dedicated associates, Greg will continue to play a key role in the success of our Company."

Bertrand joined Sysco in 1991, and after a succession of senior foodservice operations positions, was named senior vice president, U.S. Foodservice Operations, in 2016. In his role as executive vice president, Bertrand will continue to have leadership oversight responsibility for all of Sysco's U. S. Foodservice Operations segment, which accounted for almost $40 billion in sales for fiscal year 2018.

About Sysco
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With over 65,000 associates, the company operates approximately 300 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 500,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2017 that ended July 1, 2017, the company generated sales of more than $55 billion.

For more information, visit www.sysco.com or connect with Sysco on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SyscoCorporation or Twitter at www.twitter.com/Sysco. For important news and information regarding Sysco, visit the Investor Relations section of the company's Internet home page at http://investors.sysco.com, which Sysco plans to use as a primary channel for publishing key information to its investors, some of which may contain material and previously non-public information. Investors should also follow us at www.twitter.com/SyscoStock and download the Sysco IR App, available on the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Market. In addition, investors should continue to review our news releases and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is possible that the information we disclose through any of these channels of distribution could be deemed to be material information.

For more information contact:  
   
Investor Contact  Media Contact
Neil Russell Camilla Zuckero 
T 281-584-1308 T 281-899-1839
  Zuckero.camilla@corp.sysco.com 

 

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