Tim Ørting Joins Sysco as Executive Vice President and President, Foodservice Operations—International
HOUSTON, TX - Change is happening all around us, and Sysco Corporation is following the pattern with its announcement that Tim Ørting will be joining the company as Executive Vice President and President of Foodservice Operations—International.
Ørting will officially step into his new role beginning on January 4, 2021, where he will lead Sysco’s International Operations in Canada, Europe, the Bahamas, and Latin America while based in Sysco’s London Office. As part of his new position, he will oversee development and execution of key growth strategies across these locations.
“Tim is an experienced food executive having led commercial and supply chain teams across multiple diverse markets and geographies,” said Kevin Hourican, President and Chief Executive Officer. “His strong track record of delivering results and extensive international experience, including expertise related to mergers and acquisitions, integrations, joint ventures, and new market entry, uniquely position him to lead and grow our international businesses."
Before joining Sysco, Ørting has held a leadership role at Arla, the international dairy cooperative, for over 30 years. According to a press release, he currently serves as the Executive Vice President, International for the dairy producer and leads a multinational team across more than 30 countries, showing his penchant for leadership.
With such vast knowledge of the industry and over three decades of experience, Ørting is set to help Sysco continue to grow and expand its international business. We wish Tim the best of luck in his new role and are excited to see what the partnership will hold for the future of Sysco’s growth strategies.