Performance Food Group Adds IT Expert to Board

Performance Food Group Company (PFG) has appointed Danielle M. Brown as an independent director on its Board of Directors, effective June 28, 2024. With this appointment, PFG’s Board now consists of 12 directors. Ms. Brown will also serve as a member of the Company’s Audit and Finance Committee and Technology and Cybersecurity Committee.

Ms. Brown, 53, brings with her more than 20 years of experience in information technology (IT) leadership, currently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Information Technology function. Prior to this, she served as CIO at Brunswick Corporation and spent 16 years at DuPont in various IT leadership roles.

George Holm, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of PFG, expressed his excitement about Ms. Brown’s appointment, citing her extensive experience and knowledge in IT as a valuable addition to the Board. Ms. Brown’s expertise in IT is expected to contribute to the execution of PFG’s long-term strategic vision.

Apart from her new role at PFG, Ms. Brown also serves as a member of the board of PRA Group and Corewell Health, a non-profit healthcare system. She is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, a not-for-profit organization aimed at developing Black executives to positively impact business and communities.

Ms. Brown holds a BS in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in management information systems from Penn State University, and an MBA from Drexel University. She is also a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Performance Food Group is a leading food and foodservice distribution company in North America, with over 150 locations. The company markets and delivers quality food and related products to over 300,000 locations, including independent and chain restaurants, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, vending and office coffee service distributors, big box retailers, theaters, and convenience stores. PFG’s more than 37,000 dedicated associates are committed to building strong relationships with customers, suppliers, and communities. Following these announcements, the company's shares moved -1.4%, and are now trading at a price of $65.17. Check out the company's full 8-K submission here.

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