68 Results for "Foodservice Leaders"

Review of 2014 Foodservice "State of the Industry" Report

Leaders of IFMA, the NRA and IFDA delivered a SWOT analysis during their Foodservice "State of the Industry" Report, presented at the 2014 Presidents Conference. Their findings? The industry grew in 2014 and significant opportunities exist to increase consumer demand in 2015. Substantial savings opportunities can also be gained through more efficient supply chains this year. Learn how industry-wide collaboration is expected to continue contributing to increased foodservice sales and profitability in 2015.

Posted by IFMA January 20, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Consumer Planning, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Supply Chain, Foodservice Category Management, Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration

Post MSLF Webinar: Utilizing Insights to Form Relevant Strategies

Developing data into insights can be challenging, and using those insights to inform action can prove to be even more difficult. Tim Hand, Partner at The Partnering Group, provided his perspective on best practices in these areas during his webinar titled “Utilizing Insights to Form Relevant Strategies”.

Posted by IFMA September 16, 2015
Tagged in: Foodservice Leaders, marketing and sales leaders forum

The Private Equity Factor in Foodservice

Atlanta-based Roark Capital Group invests in consumer-facing restaurant and retail concepts, direct marketing companies and companies in the environmental services industry. It has over $3 billion in assets under management. Roark's 17 restaurant brands include those in the Focus Group family headed by Steve DeSutter. All told, Roark's 12,000 restaurant units serve 2 million meals a day and generate $10 billion in annual sales. About 2,500 of the units are owned and operated by Roark; the rest are franchised.

Posted by IFMA May 21, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders

UniPro Foodservice Announces the Appointment of Robert Stewart as CEO

Atlanta, GA (October 23, 2015) - Bruce Kern II, President of C.A. Curtze Food Service of Erie, PA and Chairman of the Board of UniPro Foodservice, Inc., announced the appointment of Robert Stewart as UniPro’s CEO. The announcement was made last week to its membership at UniPro’s Fall Purchasing Conference in Atlantic City, NJ. Stewart joined UniPro in 2014 as the company’s COO and has been serving as interim CEO since April 2015. 

Posted by UniPro Foodservice October 23, 2015
Tagged in: Foodservice Leaders, Distributors, Foodservice Supply Chain

Smucker's Foodservice Leader Ken Miller Receives IFMA’s Distinguished Foodservice Executive Award

Chicago, Ill. (May 27, 2014) - In tribute to his dedication to the foodservice industry and his service on the IFMA Board of Directors, The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) awarded Ken Miller of The J.M. Smucker Company with a Distinguished Foodservice Executive Award. 

Posted by IFMA May 27, 2014
Tagged in: Foodservice Leaders, Distinguished Foodservice Awards, Board of Directors, Manufacturer Members