David Stansfield Appointed President of Pate Dawson Company

GOLDSBORO, NC (October 17, 2011)—Pate Dawson Company's Chief Executive Officer Malcolm “Mac” Sullivan announced that David Stansfield has been named President of the company. Sullivan will remain as CEO of both Pate Dawson Company and Meat and Seafood Solutions (Southern Foods).

Stansfield joined the company in July 2010 and “has demonstrated great skills in developing many of the internal functions of our business and helping to build the Pate Dawson team,” said Sullivan.

Stansfield, a longtime veteran of the food distribution business, previously served as president of IFH and prior to that was with Kraft/Alliant Foodservice where he progressed from sales to president of several operating units. He has served on the boards of directors of the International Foodservice Distributors Association and UniPro as well as the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association. Stansfield is also an "outside" director of VIP Foodservice in Hawaii.

Pate Dawson Company, one of the largest family-owned distributors in the country, operates distribution centers in Goldsboro and Greensboro, NC, and in Atlanta, GA. The company serves operators in seven states.


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