ROSEMONT, Ill. — Retail and restaurant foodservice distributor U.S. Foods has named retail industry veteran Bill Hancock as executive vice president and chief supply chain officer, effective Nov. 9.
In his new role, Hancock will oversee U.S. Foods’ warehousing, transportation and supply-chain strategy and operations. He will also manage the company’s safety, labor relations and continuous improvement.
Hancock will report to U.S. Foods’ chairman and CEO, Pietro Satriano.
“Bill joins US Foods with extensive supply chain leadership experience,” said Satriano. “His proven track record of driving customer service, improving productivity, and supporting safety will be instrumental as we continue to build a best-in-class supply chain and deliver on our ‘Great Food, Made Easy’ strategy.”
Hancock brings nearly two decades worth of retail industry experience to U.S. Foods. Most recently, he spent three years at American Tire Distributors (ATD), Huntersville, N.C., where, as senior vice president of supply chain operations, he managed 115 distribution centers and a fleet of vehicles responsible for last-mile delivery to customers. Prior to ATD, Hancock spent nearly 15 years working for Target Corp., Minneapolis, where he held a variety of supply-chain management roles, including senior operations manager, senior director of distribution operations, and, most recently, vice president of global supply chain and logistics operations.
Based in Rosemont, Ill., U.S. Foods Holding Corp. works with nearly 250,000 chefs, restaurateurs and retailers. The company generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue.