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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Ventura Foods Promotes John Buckles to New COO Role

Experienced leader will drive strategic integration as company continues aggressive growth trajectory

Ventura Foods has promoted John D. Buckles to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective the first of this month. In his new role, Buckles will lead an integrated commercial and operations function for the leading global manufacturer of custom and...
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Building on the Southwest Theme

Chef Jesus Olivares

The morning crew at Via Reál restaurant nervously awaits the chef’s arrival. When he walks in the door, they inform him that there is nothing available for the daily special. But within minutes, Chef Jesus Olivares  combs the walk-in cooler, the pantry and his seasoning rack to find a handful of ingredients that...
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Sysco Names Brian Todd Senior Vice President, Merchandising, Effective in August

Bill Day, Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Shared Business Services, to Retire Sysco Corporation announced today that Brian Todd has been named senior vice president, merchandising, effective Aug. 1, 2017, following Bill Day’s decision to retire. Day will remain in his current position through July 31, 2017, and work closely with Todd and Sysco’s senior executive team to ensure an orderly...
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