ROSEMONT, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) held its first Investor Day today to highlight the company’s strategic priorities and financial objectives for the next three years. The session focused on the company’s Great Food. Made Easy.™ strategy and differentiated offering.
“Today, we outlined how our innovation, technology and unique selling model will help us continue to grow with our target customers,” said Pietro Satriano, US Foods chairman and CEO. “We believe our strategy, coupled with our focus on increasing productivity, will continue to create long-term value for our shareholders and position us favorably in an attractive and growing industry.”
“The priorities we shared during today’s meeting are expected to generate 8-10% Adjusted EBITDA growth over the next three years,” said Dirk Locascio, US Foods chief financial officer. “With a focus on executing our strategy and improving our operating expense leverage, we feel confident in our ability to generate strong cash flow and double our adjusted diluted earnings-per-share over the mid-term.”
“Our Great Food. Made Easy. strategy is our differentiator and our roadmap for success,” added Satriano. “Today’s presentation highlighted our commitment to providing our customers the innovative products and technology solutions they need to ‘Make It.’”
An archived replay of today’s Investor Day webcast and slides will be available later today at ir.usfoods.com/investors/events-and-presentations.
About US Foods
US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill. and generates approximately $24 billion in annual revenue. Visit usfoods.com to learn more.
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