Sysco Names New Chief Supply Chain Officer Marie Robinson
HOUSTON, TX - The fresh produce supply chain is a delicate ecosystem. Therefore, its control may only be placed in the hands of truly trustworthy industry advocates. Strengthening its own supply chain, Sysco announced that Marie Robinson has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer.
In this role, Robinson serves as Sysco’s senior supply chain leader with responsibility for leading the company’s supply chain transformation aimed at accelerating profitable growth through more tailored supply chain solutions. According to a press release, this addition to Sysco’s leadership team is expected to accelerate the company’s supply chain on a global scale.
“I am thrilled to have a leader of Marie’s caliber join our team,” said Kevin Hourican, President and Chief Executive Officer. “She brings substantial experience leading international supply chain organizations, network transformation initiatives, distribution centers, and private transportation fleets at a global scale. Her previous success in driving change through partnerships gives me great confidence that she will help us successfully drive transformative efforts at Sysco."
Prior to joining Sysco, Robinson was Senior Vice President, Chief Operations, and Transformation Officer for Capri Holding Limited, the parent holding company of Michael Kors, Versace, and Jimmy Choo, where her responsibilities included logistics, distribution, supply chain planning, indirect procurement, industrial engineering, fulfillment operations, factory compliance, customer support, and call center operations.
Prior to joining Capri, she served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, and Chief Operating Officer for Michael Kors Holdings Limited. Her prior experience also includes roles with ToysRUs, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Smart & Final Stores, and Walmart.
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