Sysco Promotes Two to Operation Company Presidencies

Tubb has served most recently as executive vice president of Lankford Sysco Food Services, LLC and will assume his new role effective Mar. 1.

Tubb, 44, began his foodservice career in 1984 and held various management positions before joining Sysco's Pocomoke, MD, operation, now Lankford Sysco Food Service, LLC, in 1994 as director of credit. In 1997, he progressed to director of merchandising and the following year he assumed additional responsibilities as vice president of merchandising. After being named senior vice president in 2003, Tubb was promoted to his current position in 2004.

Tubb attended Prince George's Community College located in Largo, MD, and George Washington University in Washington, DC, majoring in business administration. He and his wife, Tara, have two children and will relocate to the Philadelphia area in the near future.

Shapiro has served most recently as president and ceo of Sysco Philadelphia and will assume his new position effective Mar. 1.

Shapiro, 47, is a 22-year veteran of the corporation and has worked in the foodservice industry his entire professional career. In 1985 he joined Smelkinson Sysco, now Sysco Foodservices of Baltimore, LLC, as a marketing associate. He advanced through several positions at the company and transferred to Sysco's Pittsburgh subsidiary in 1993 as vice president, territory sales.

While at the Pittsburgh operation, he progressed to vice president of sales in 1994 and two years later to senior vice president. Shapiro returned to the Baltimore operation in 1997 as senior vice president and in 1999 he was named executive vice president. In 2003, Shapiro was promoted to his current position.

A native of Pittsburgh, Shapiro is a graduate of George Washington University, in Washington, D.C., where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1983. He and his wife, Jennifer, have four children and will relocate to the Baltimore area in the near future.


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