United Natural Foods, Inc. has named Stacey Kravitz the new president of UNFI Canada, effective August 2, 2020. Kravitz, who currently serves as Canada’s senior vice-president of sales, take over as Peter Brennan, UNFI Canada’s current president, prepares for retirement at the end of the fiscal year. Kravitz will lead a sales, merchandising and supply chain organization of over 450 associates and will report to UNFI president and CMO, Chris Testa. With more than 25 years in progressive high-profile leadership positions within sales at Kraft Foods, then Kraft Heinz Company and UNFI Canada, Kravitz has received numerous awards recognizing her influence, innovation, dedication, and leadership in the grocery industry. In May 2019, she was elected to the board of directors of the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) and chairs CHFA’s HR committee. Kravitz is a graduate of McGill University and the Queens and Ivey Executive Program where she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and an Executive Education in Strategic Planning and Finance certificate.
Marie Robinson has joined Sysco Corporation as executive vice-president and chief supply chain officer. She is Sysco’s senior supply chain leader with responsibility for leading the company’s supply chain transformation. Before joining Sysco, Robinson was senior vice-president, chief operations and transformation officer for Capri Holding Limited, the parent holding company of Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo. Previously, she was senior vice-president, corporate strategy and chief operating officer for Michael Kors Holdings Limited. She also had roles with ToysRUs, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Smart & Final Stores, LLC and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She began her career as a Logistics Officer for the U.S. Army.
John Dudash has joined Visible Supply Chain Management as chief marketing officer. Dudash began his career as a sales representative for YKK Fastening Products Group. He was then hired by Sanford Corporation, a division of Newell-Rubbermaid where, during his 14-year tenure, he served in several senior sales and marketing positions. Following his time at Sanford, Dudash led a number of companies as CEO, most notably MityLite Corporation where sales and earnings tripled under his tenure. He was also named a finalist in the 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award.