TEMPLE, Texas -- McLane Co. Inc. has promoted Susan Adzick to senior vice president of sales and strategic relationships. In this new role, Adzick will lead the entire business development and national account functions for McLane Foodservice.
Adzick, who joined the company in 2000, will assume the added responsibility of providing strategic direction, business development and customer relationship management for all McLane Foodservice customers. She will continue to work across all departments within McLane.
“Susan has worked to elevate the McLane Foodservice brand to higher visibility within the industry and brand recognition across all categories,” said Tom Zatina, president of McLane Foodservice. “Under her watch, we have grown market share with existing brands and added new customers expanding into casual dining and fast-casual brands."
Adzick, formerly vice president of sales and marketing, has played a role in shaping many foodservice industry-focused organizations and events. She is the incoming chair of the Women’s Foodservice Forum board of directors. She also serves on the National Restaurant Association board of directors, executive committee and business strategy committee; the National Restaurant Educational Foundation board of trustees and executive committee; and the Restaurant Leadership Conference advisory board.
“Many of the most respected and successful brands in the restaurant industry have placed their trust in McLane as their distribution partner. I take that trust to heart, and I’m honored to be asked to lead not only the relationship efforts, but to help set the strategic direction that best supports our partners with a McLane culture that values winning together,” Adzick said.
Temple, Texas-based McLane Co. is one of the largest supply-chain-services leaders in the United States, providing grocery and foodservice supply-chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drugstores and chain restaurants. McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice, operates more than 80 distribution centers across the United States and has one of the nation’s largest private fleets.