Dachman served most recently as senior vice president, FreshPoint, Inc., a Sysco subsidiary, and will assume his new position effective July 1.
Dachman, 51, began his produce career at his family-owned business, Perry's Produce Co. After the sale of Perry's Produce in 1979, he and his father opened a produce operation for Kraft Foods, Inc., in Denver.
In 1987 Dachman joined Kraft's corporate office as national director of produce. In 1992 he began working for FreshPoint of Houston, Inc., as president of Southern Produce, and two years later he was named president of Produce America, FreshPoint's central procurement office in Salinas, CA.
In 1998 he transferred to FreshPoint