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Performance Food Group Names Jim Hope Executive VP Of Operations

Posted On: 7/24/2014

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TAGS: James Hope, Performance Food Group, PFG executive vice-president of operations, Vistar, food service, vending, food sales and distribution

James Hope RICHMOND, VA -- Performance Food Group has appointed Jim Hope executive vice-president of operations, a new post. Hope will report to PFG president and chief executive George Holm.

PFG is the parent company of Vistar, Performance Foodservice and PFG Customized Distribution. In his new position with the company, Hope will focus on operations and procurement, and will oversee internal initiatives to strengthen operational best practices.

Hope comes to PFG from Sysco Corp. (Houston). He joined Sysco in 1987 as a corporate financial analyst, and held positions of increasing responsibility during the ensuing 26 years, most recently as executive vice-president of business transformation. He is a former board trustee of the National Restaurant Association.

Performance Food Group serves more than 160,000 clients and maintains one of the nation's largest private truck fleets. It runs 67 distribution centers and 11 Merchant's Mart facilities across the country.