On Nov. 28, C&S Wholesale Grocers announced the appointment of Mike Duffy as CEO, effective January 8, 2018. Duffy will lead C&S’s strategic development, customer satisfaction and day-to-day operations. His appointment will allow current CEO Rick Cohen to focus on his role as Executive Chairman of the Board and lead the organization’s growth and innovation strategy.
“I have full confidence in Mike’s ability to lead C&S’s continued journey as the leading supply chain company in the food industry,” Cohen said. “He brings with him world class leadership and commercial skills and is an experienced operator with supply chain capabilities in procurement, warehouse management, logistics and distribution,” Cohen added.
Duffy has more than 20 years of expertise through his most recent role as President of Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain with Cardinal Health. He previously worked with Gillette Company and P&G.
“I am honored to be joining the C&S team to continue build upon the impressive legacy of this organization,” Duffy said. “As I have gotten to know Rick and the leadership team, I understand the significant strengths that C&S offers to the industry, and I am excited to partner with the organization in driving the future success of the company,” he added.