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This article is the first in a series of IFDA interviews with women in leadership roles in foodservice distribution. Syndee Stiles is vice president of operations support at McLane Foodservice, and also serves as a member of the company’s executive leadership team. 
(June 29, 2015)—Sysco said it will not proceed with attempts to buy US Foods in the wake of last week’s decision by a federal court to halt the merger at least temporarily.
(June 24, 2015)—A federal judge has granted the Federal Trade Commission's request to halt Sysco's merger with US Foods at least temporarily. Sysco CEO Bill Delaney said the company would “take a few days to closely review the court’s ruling,” but did not rule out...
BOISE, ID (June 17, 2015)—Turtle Beach Food Service located in Oldsmar, Fla., has joined Golbon as a new distributor member.  A specialty food distributor that leads with natural center-of-the-plate categories, Turtle Beach is committed to quality assurance and traceability. They focus...
ROSEMONT, IL (June 12, 2015)—Reinhart Foodservice has named Rema Foods Inc. its 2015 Supplier of the Year for its commitment to quality, food safety and innovation, as well as the value Rema Foods brings to Reinhart and its customers. The full line-up of Supplier of the Year Award winners was...
(June 10, 2015)—Gordon Food Service held a grand opening celebration at its 420,000-square-foot distribution center in Imperial, Pennsylvania, 16 miles west of Pittsburgh. Attending the event were Lance Chimka, Regional Director of the Governor’s Action Team; Bob Hurley, Director of...
BOISE, ID (May 28, 2015)—Chi & Hing Food Service, Inc., US Meat and Restaurant Supply and Get Fresh Producehave recently joined Golbon, a national foodservice buying group headquartered in Boise, Id. Founded in 1963, Golbon is made up of 200 independent foodservice and c-store...
FORT WORTH, TX (May 27, 2015)—Mike Roach, president of Fort Worth-based foodservice distributor Ben E. Keith Foods since 1997, will retire effective June 30. Roach will be succeeded by Mike Sweet, current executive vice president of the company. Under Roach’s leadership, the company...
SEABROOK, NH (May 19, 2015)—US Foods is has announced it will open a new distribution center in Seabrook, N.H.
CHARLOTTE, NC (May 8, 2015)—Compass Group USA was recently named as a Charlotte Business Journal Healthiest Employer. Compass Group ranked in the top fifteen companies in the large employers (500+ employees) category in the Charlotte metro area.  The health and wellness of associates is...
BOISE, ID (April 27, 2015)—Golbon announces that long-term industry executive Don Poulin has joined the organization as Director of Member Development, Southeast Region. His industry experience spans over 30 years, having worked for foodservice groups as wells independent distributors.