(August 5, 2010 - PRWeb)—U.S. Foodservice names Dennis L. Hatchett to Baltimore division president. In this position, Hatchett is responsible for the management of sales, marketing, operations and finance for the division, which covers territory in Washington D.C. and Maryland.
Previously the president of the Omaha division of U.S. Foodservice, Hatchett has held a number of executive management positions at U.S. Foodservice. Prior to his position in Omaha, Hatchett worked as corporate vice president of strategic market segment development, a position in which he was responsible for management of value-added customer programs, ethnic market segment development and sales strategy.
"His proven leadership ability makes Dennis the perfect choice to lead the division and help serve customers throughout the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area," said Stuart Schuette, chief operating officer, U.S. Foodservice. "Dennis helped grow the Omaha Division and will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Baltimore team."
A published author, Hatchett is the founder of the Urban Speculative Fiction Literary Foundation, a non-profit organization aiming to develop the life skills, business acumen, literary talents, imaginations and aspirations of youth through speculative fiction. He has also been nominated for numerous literary awards, including the 2006 African American Literary Awards Show (New York) and the 2007 S'Indie Award (New York).
Hatchett is also active in the community. He serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands and the Omaha Public Library Foundation. Additionally, Hatchett is a member of the 100 Black Men of America and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Hatchett holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from North Carolina State University and a master's degree in business administration from the J. Mack Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University.