Sysco Welcomes Anita Zielinski as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
HOUSTON, TX – Sysco Corporation announced last week that Anita Zielinski will join the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Zielinski’s appointment will take effect April 3, 2017.
"We are pleased to have Anita join Sysco and bring her extensive experience in financial accounting and reporting, internal controls, and compliance with GAAP and IFRS," said Joel Grade, Sysco's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “Her vast knowledge of technical and complex accounting matters, including working with large public multinational companies and her strong analytical and managerial skills, make her well-suited to join our finance leadership team.”
Zielinski joins the company from Houston-based Ernst & Young’s Assurance, where she served for 20 years, eventually being promoted to partner in 2013. She has extensive experience working with Sysco as a client, as well as other large and mid-sized companies in a number of industries—including distribution, real estate, transportation, and manufacturing.
As Chief Accounting Officer, Zielinski will oversee all accounting functions and be responsible for financial accounting and reporting, accounting policy, tax compliance and strategy, and internal controls. Zielinski will also act as key liaison to external auditing firms.
Zielinski earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.
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