US Foods names new chief merchandising officer

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Andrew Iacobucci previously worked as executive VP of merchandising for Ahold USA.

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Andrew Iacobucci will join US Foods Holding Corp. as chief merchandising officer, effective Jan. 23. Iacobucci will oversee category management, procurement, product innovation and food safety, as well as marketing efforts on behalf of US Foods.

Iacobucci succeeds Steve Guberman, who was appointed to the role of executive vice president, Nationally Managed Business for US Foods last August. Guberman has continued to serve as interim chief merchandising officer since taking on his new role.

“Andrew is a proven leader and merchandising executive who will play a key role in helping us continue to drive food leadership and product innovation for our customers,” said US Foods President and CEO Pietro Satriano. “His merchandising expertise and food industry experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow our market share with independent restaurants and other target customers.”

Prior to joining US Foods, Iacobucci served as executive vice president of merchandising for Ahold USA, and prior to that worked for 10 years at Loblaw Companies Limited in Canada. Iacobucci is a graduate of Queen’s Univ. in Kingston, Ontario, and Univ. of Toronto Law School.

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