TEMPLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McLane Company, Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice solutions, today announced Vito Maurici has been promoted to senior vice president of sales and will be responsible for all aspects of McLane’s national sales team, with six sales directors reporting directly to him.
Maurici, who joined the company in June of 2016 as vice president of sales for the convenience, military and travel business, will now be responsible for additional trade areas including mass market retailers, drug stores, club stores and supermarkets.
“During his short tenure, Vito has demonstrated strong leadership and a passion for the business. He continuously raises the bar and inspires achievement throughout our organization,” said Tony Frankenberger, president of McLane Grocery. “We are excited to have a dynamic leader of Vito’s caliber who is ready to step up and lead our sales initiatives and further develop our customers.”
Prior to joining McLane, Maurici held the position of senior vice president of sales and distribution at NJOY, vice president of sales for the Southwest for Altria and led trade-marketing efforts at Philip Morris International for the Central Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.
“I am honored and humbled to be in this new role at McLane company. This is an exciting time and I look forward to driving sales and profitability for customers and McLane, while working with a talented group of teammates,” said Vito Maurici, senior vice president of sales, McLane Grocery.
McLane Company, Inc. is one of the largest supply chain services leaders in the U.S. providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice operates 80 distribution centers across the U.S. and one of the nation’s largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 110,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcoholic beverage distribution through its wholly owned subsidiary, Empire Distributors, Inc. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs 30,000 teammates. For more information visit the McLane website at www.mclaneco.com