ROSEMONT, Ill. —Ty Gent has been named chief supply chain officer for US Foods Holding Corp. In his new role, Gent will oversee all warehousing, transportation and supply chain strategy and operations as well as safety programs and real estate for the foodservice distribution firm.
Prior to joining US Foods, Gent was senior vice president of operations for PepsiCo Central and South America regions. Before that, he was senior vice president of logistics for PepsiCo North America, where he led the warehouse delivery network for Quaker, Gatorade and Tropicana, as well as the PepsiCo Transportation network for North America.
“Ty joins us with more than 30 years of supply chain leadership experience,” said Pietro Satriano, president and CEO of US Foods. “His reputation for delivering strong customer service, productivity improvements and an outstanding safety record will be instrumental in helping us continue to build a best-in-class supply chain.”