US Foods Announces Appointment of New Member of Board of Directors
ROSEMONT, IL - US Foods recently announced that Cheryl A. Bachelder has been appointed to the Board of Directors, effective October 1, 2018.
Bachelder served as CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen from 2007 to 2017. Prior to that, she served as President and Chief Concept Officer of KFC Corporation. According to a press release, Bachelder’s earlier career included brand leadership roles at Domino’s Pizza, RJR Nabisco, Gillette, and Procter & Gamble. Currently, Bachelder is a Director of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. She is also the author of the book, Dare to Serve: How to Drive Superior Results by Serving Others.
“Cheryl is among the most respected executives in the food industry,” said Pietro Satriano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Her unique experience building brands and leading sustained growth in the restaurant industry will provide valuable guidance to US Foods as we execute on our ‘Great Food. Made Easy.’ strategy.”
Bachelder holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
“We’re excited to welcome Cheryl to the board,” said Robert Dutkowsky, Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. “She’s an accomplished leader with an exceptional track record of creating strong brand value that drives performance. We’ll benefit from her insight and expertise.”
Congratulations to Cheryl on this new appointment!