Adzick Named Executive Vice President and COO of McLane Foodservice

Veteran leader will transition to president in July

TEMPLE, Texas — Susan Adzick, former senior vice president of sales and strategic relationships for McLane Foodservice, a division of the McLane Co. Inc., has been promoted to executive vice president and COO. Adzick will transition to president of McLane Foodservice in July 2020, succeeding current leader Tom Zatina.

Susan Adzick

“Susan Adzick is an experienced supply-chain industry executive who is well-respected by all who know and work with her,” Zatina said. “I have the utmost confidence in knowing Susan will be a steward of the values of our business and keep our company a great place to work, a great place to trade and a great place to invest.”

Adzick has held a variety of leadership roles since joining McLane Foodservice in 2000, including senior vice president of sales and strategic relationships, which she has held since 2018. Adzick has worked to elevate the McLane Foodservice brand to higher visibility within the industry, grow market share with existing brands and add new customers to McLane’s casual-dining and fast-casual segments, the company said. She has also provided strategic direction, business development and customer relationship management for McLane Foodservice.

Prior to joining McLane Foodservice, Adzick held multiple roles with PepsiCo, including vice president of operations and senior vice president of national accounts.

“McLane Foodservice is positioned to support the supply-chain needs of our strategic partners today and tomorrow,” Adzick said. “I’m excited about helping to further shape the future of our business.”

Adzick is on the National Restaurant Association's board of directors and the Restaurant Leadership Conference advisory council and is the vice chair of the National Restaurant Educational Foundation board of directors. She was also the chair of the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) board of directors in 2018.

McLane Foodservice is a $16 billion division of Temple, Texas-based McLane Co. Inc., which provides grocery and foodservice supply-chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drugstores and chain restaurants. It buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 products to nearly 110,000 locations in the United States.

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