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William DeLaney

Chief Executive Officer, SYSCO Corporation

 

Bill DeLaney is president and chief executive officer of Sysco Corporation, the global leader in selling, marketing, and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home.

 

Bill began his Sysco career in 1987 as assistant treasurer at Sysco’s corporate headquarters in Houston and was named vice president and treasurer in the early 1990s. He served in executive leadership positions at Sysco’s subsidiaries in Syracuse and Charlotte from 1996 to 2007 when he returned to Sysco Corporate as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He was promoted to chief executive officer and became a member of Sysco’s board of directors in 2009 and stepped up to his current position in 2010.

 

Bill earned a bachelor’s degree in 1977 from the University of Notre Dame, and in 1982 received his MBA from the Wharton Graduate Division of the University of Pennsylvania.  He and his wife Debbie have three children and reside in Houston.

 

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. The company operates 193 distribution facilities serving approximately 425,000 customers. For Fiscal Year 2013 that ended June 29, 2013, the company generated sales of more than $44 billion. For more information about Sysco visit the company's Internet home page at www.sysco.com.

 

 

 

William DeLaney
Center for Houston's Future
1200 Smith, Suite 1150
Houston, TX 77002-4400
Phone: 713.844.9303

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