McLane announced the appointment of Scott Siers as vice president of business development. Siers’ primary objective at McLane will be sales growth, concentrating on a development plan that supports the company’s vision of doubling foodservice sales over the next five years.
Siers comes to McLane with more than 23 years of experience in sales development and marketing within the foodservice industry. Much of Siers’ career has been with PepsiCo, where he held key roles in brand positioning, business development, and general management. Most recently, as vice president of industry relations and business development, Siers led sales and marketing activities for all PepsiCo brands within the restaurant and hospitality industry.
“Considering Scott’s track record in developing new business prospects, we feel he has the vision and entrepreneurial skills to help exceed our objectives in growing the business,” says Susan Adzick, McLane’s vice president of sales and marketing.
Siers serves on the executive committee and board of directors for the Society for Foodservice Management and The Restaurant Leadership Advisory Board. He has been the recipient of the International Foodservice Manufacturer Association’s President’s and Key Person Awards. Most recently he received the Society for Foodservice Management’s 2009 Robert Pacifico Above and Beyond Award. Siers also gives his time to the Culinary Institute of America, where he is member of their Society of Fellows. Siers is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.
“Joining McLane gives me a great opportunity to leverage long-term relationships I’ve developed across a variety of key industry groups, while creating new ones that coincide with McLane’s strategic objectives,” Siers says. “I look forward to working with the McLane team and developing the business.”