US Foods Appoints David Tehle and Court Carruthers to Board of Directors, Timothy R. McLevish Resigns Position
ROSEMONT, IL – In a leadership shakeup to its Board of Directors, US Foods Holding Corp. has announced that Timothy R. McLevish is stepping down from his position on the Board, with Court Carruthers and David Tehle newly appointed.
“We wish Tim all of the best in his new endeavor,” said Pietro Satriano, President and Chief Executive Officer of US Foods. “I’m pleased to welcome David and Court to the Board. Both bring public company and audit experience, as well as a wealth of business and finance expertise.”
The company stated in a recent press release that McLevish has accepted a position as Executive Chairman of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc., following the company’s completion of its planned spinoff. As Lamb Weston is a significant supplier to US Foods, McLevish can no longer qualify as an independent director to the foodservice distributor. McLevish will vacate his position effective immediately.
In his new appointment to the US Foods Board of Directors, David Tehle will serve as the new Chairman of the Audit Committee for US Foods. Tehle retired from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dollar General Corporation in 2015 after being appointed to the role in 2004. Tehle has also served as Chief Financial Officer for Haggar Corporation.
Currently, Tehle serves on the Board of Directors for Genesco, and on the Board of Directors for Jack in the Box as an Audit Committee member and Finance Committee Chair.
Court Carruthers brings 13 years of experience in senior leadership roles to the US Foods Board of Directors with roles held at W. W. Grainger, Inc. Most recently, Carruthers functioned in W. W. Grainger as Group President, Americas, where he was responsible for American operations, and global ecommerce and innovative technologies.
Carruthers currently serves as a Direction and Audit Committee Member of Ryerson Holding Corporation, and also serves on the board of multiple private companies such as Follett Corporation. Carruthers is a CPA, CMA in Canada.
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