Gordon Food Service Announces Dean Noble as Chief Operating Officer and Steve Kampstra as President, Gordon Food Service Canada

Gordon Food Service Announces Dean Noble as Chief Operating Officer and Steve Kampstra as President, Gordon Food Service Canada



GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Gordon Food Service is welcoming Dean Noble in the newly created Chief Operating Officer (COO) role, as the company continues its evolution and progress. Filling Noble’s previous role as President of Gordon Food Service, Canada will be Steve Kampstra. The two will step into their new roles this coming November.

Rich Wolowski, North America President and CEO, Gordon Food Service

"Throughout his career, Dean has built strong relationships based on integrity, trust, and mutual respect. He has deep industry knowledge and a proven track record of leading teams to deliver strong results year after year. I look forward to working with Dean as we continue to grow our business," North American President and CEO Rich Wolowski shared, before commenting on Kampstra’s exciting promotion. "We are confident that Steve will continue to drive the business forward as we continue to expand our distribution network throughout Canada."

Dean Noble, Incoming COO, Gordon Food Service

Noble is well-versed on Gordon Food Service, having worked for the company since 1999 in the following positions: President of Gordon Food Service's British Columbia Division, Executive Vice President of Canada Distribution, and President of Gordon Food Service Canada.

Steve Kampstra, Incoming President, Gordon Food Service, Canada

Kampstra is also well-established at the company, having joined in 1988 and held the following titles: Vice President of Sales, Vice President of Marketing and Procurement, President of the company's Ontario Division, and Vice President of Canada Distribution.

Jim Gordon, Board Vice Chairman, Gordon Food Service

"We have great confidence in the leadership team Rich has assembled and the aggressive plans and strategies they have brought forward to the Board of Directors. Our goal is to strengthen the resources committed to operational excellence, innovation and executing our long-range strategic plan. These changes will establish a leadership structure that is built for the future and the continued growth of our business," Board Vice Chairman Jim Gordon shared of the news.

Gordon Food Service has announced Dean Noble will assume the role of COO, with Steve Kampstra assuming the office of President, Gordon Food Service Canada

Congratulations to both Dean Noble and Steve Kampstra on your promotions!

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