Ray will undoubtedly energize the Detroit division, grow the business and enhance service to customers.
Detroit (Vocus) June 8, 2010
U.S. Foodservice today announced that Ray Roberts has been promoted to division president of U.S. Foodservice-Detroit. He is responsible for sales, marketing, operations and finance for the Detroit metro area. Roberts was previously senior vice president and general manager for the company’s Detroit division.
“Ray’s experience and leadership make him the perfect choice to lead the Detroit division,” said Stuart Schuette, chief operating officer, U.S. Foodservice. “Ray will undoubtedly energize the Detroit division, grow the business and enhance service to customers.”
Prior to joining U.S. Foodservice, Roberts was a business manager for the Exterior System Business Roofing Division of Owens Corning, where he was responsible for the eastern United States, Latin America and Europe. He also held leadership positions with Generals Mills, and S.C. Johnson.
From 1994 to 1995, Roberts played tight end and various special teams positions for the NFL’s Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering technology from Northern Illinois University.
About U.S. Foodservice
U.S. Foodservice is one of the country’s premier foodservice distributors, offering more than 43,000 national, private label and signature brand items and an array of services to its more than 250,000 customers. The company proudly employs 25,000 associates in more than 60 locations nationwide who are poised to serve customers beyond their expectations. As an industry leader, with access to resources beyond the ordinary, U.S. Foodservice provides the finest quality food and related products to neighborhood restaurants, hospitals, schools, colleges and universities, hotels, government entities and other eating establishments. To find out how U.S. Foodservice can be Your partner beyond the plate®, visit http://www.usfoodservice.com.