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C&S Wholesale Grocers Announces Appointment of Joe Cavaliere as Chief Commercial Officer


C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe
Cavaliere as Chief Commercial Officer, effective September 4, 2018.

Cavaliere brings more than 30 years of deep industry experience to C&S,
having led national sales organizations at Kraft Foods, Unilever, and
Newell Brands, where he was most recently President and Global Chief
Customer Officer. He is known in the consumer goods and food industries
as a strategic leader with proven successes in customer development.

"Joe is a results driven, strategic leader focused on people leadership,
customer development, and identifying creative solutions for solving
customer issues," said Mike Duffy, C&S's Chief Executive Officer. "He
has a passion for building high performing teams and developing new
capabilities and will be instrumental in defining solutions to help our
customers win."

C&S's addition of a Chief Commercial Officer at this time signals an
enhanced focus on customer collaboration to innovate for the evolving
grocery retail landscape. Selecting an executive with Cavaliere's wide
breadth of industry experience will position C&S well to continue
following consumer trends to provide the highest level of business
partnership to current and new customers.

"C&S has an impressive legacy of innovation and delivers distribution
excellence for the lowest cost in the food business," said Cavaliere.
"In the years ahead, we have a unique opportunity to build on this
success to leverage industry-leading capabilities to become the
undisputed partner of choice for growth."

Cavaliere currently serves on the Board of Directors for SproutFoods.
Throughout his career, he has served on the boards of Habitat for
Humanity, Breakthrough Atlanta, The National Association of Chain Drug
Foundation, RILA (Retail Industry Leaders Association), and Enactus. He
earned a B. A. in economics and business administration from Ursinus
College in Collegeville, PA.

About C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest
wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in
supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent
grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more
than 14,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and
institutions with over 140,000 different products. To learn more, please

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