As part of the Company's succession plan, the Board of Directors approved the following:
Sean Griffin, Chief Operating Officer, will transition from his current role on August 1, 2018and retire from the Company on October 1st. Following his retirement, Sean plans to remain engaged with the Company as a strategic advisor. Chris Testa, who currently serves as President, Atlantic Region will assume the role of President, UNFI, and oversee the Company's broadline natural, organic and specialty distribution business in the United States, Select Nutrition and E-Commerce as well Enterprise Sales and Service. In addition, Chris will continue to oversee branding and communications. Eric Dorne, will continue to serve as the Company's Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Information Officer and will also assume the role of President of Strategic Business Units. In this expanded role, Eric will assume oversight of Albert's Produce, Woodstock Farms, Supplier Relationship Management and will continue to oversee operations in Canada, Earth Origins Markets, Customer Care, Risk Safety, and Information Technology. Paul Green, who currently serves as President, Pacific Region will assume the role of Chief Supply Chain Officer. In this role, Paul will focus on driving standardized operational excellence across the Company. He will oversee the Company's Supply Chain function, its newly created Warehouse Automation group as well as Transportation and Real Estate operations.
"Sean's eight years of outstanding service at UNFI have been invaluable; he played a critical role in the development and success of our Company," said
"When I look back at my career with UNFI, I am most proud of driving the Company's mission forward and having the opportunity to work with, and learn from, so many talented people," said
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