Diversified Foodservice Supply has added former Wendy’s supply chain chief John Inwright to its board of directors.
Mr Inwright has extensive experience in the foodservice industry, ranging from supply and distribution to procurement and operations.
His appointment to the DFS board signals the maintenance and operating supplies distributor’s increased commitment to maximizing its scale, efficiency and focus on growth.
“We are thrilled to tap into John’s insight and multifaceted expertise as our foodservice brands continue to expand and evolve,” said Jeff King, president and CEO of DFS. “His unique leadership experience and relationship-building skills will be important to our domestic and international growth plans.”
Inwright’s background includes several high profile supply chain leadership roles including as president and CEO of the Wendy’s Quality Supply Chain Cooperative (QSCC), EVP and chief procurement officer of US Foodservice, and SVP of purchasing for Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op, LLC (the supply chain co-op for Yum! Brands and its franchisees).
He said: “DFS brands make up one of the largest MRO product assortments in the industry, and I’m excited to support strategic growth initiatives and industry partnerships as they continue to grow.”