Sysco Announces Tom Peck as New Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer
HOUSTON, TX - Not only will the new year signal a fresh start, but it will mark the beginning of a new era in Sysco's C-suite. The company recently announced that Tom Peck has been named as the new Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer, effective January 4, 2021. Peck will accelerate Sysco’s strategic business transformation through customer-facing technology solutions as he aims to modernize its technology infrastructure.
Peck has over 20 years of experience leading enterprise information technology strategy, services, operations, risk, and cybersecurity for large global enterprises. He most recently served as Chief Information and Digital Officer of Ingram Micro, an approximately $50 billion global leader in technology distribution, supply chain services, and cloud solutions. There he led the development of a long-term system to modernize and digitize core operations and processes designed to deliver additional speed, agility, and scalability.
Prior to this, Peck served as Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at AECOM, a $20 billion global provider of professional technical and management support services. He was responsible for the support and deployment of technology used to serve more than 100,000 employees and thousands of clients across 150 countries. Peck also served in CIO leadership roles at Levi Strauss & Company, MGM Resorts (formally MGM MIRAGE), and General Electric-owned NBC Universal’s global entertainment business unit.
A press release noted that Peck began his career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy. In the Marines, he held numerous finance and technology roles, inclusive of both operational and headquarter assignments and culminating in an enterprise-wide program management role on the Marine Corps Chief Financial Officer’s team at the Pentagon.
“I am pleased to welcome Tom to Sysco,” said Kevin Hourican, President and Chief Executive Officer. “His demonstrated ability to lead global technology and digital modernization efforts across complex environments is directly applicable to our business agenda at Sysco. Tom is a talented leader with a proven track record of delivering results and developing high-performing teams. I am highly confident that Tom will accelerate our ability to drive profitable sales growth by enabling our strategic transformation through best-in-class customer engagement technologies.”
Congratulations to Tom Peck on this exciting appointment!