US Foods Taps Hanold Associates for Learning & Development Search

US Foods

Hanold Associates has launched the Senior Director, Enterprise Learning & Development search for US Foods. Kile Hanold and Karlis Antons lead the search for the role based at US Foods’ global headquarters in Rosemont, Illinois.

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, marketing and distributing fresh, frozen and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers throughout the United States. Their customers include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities and retail locations. US Foods partners with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed, providing approximately 400,000 fresh, frozen and dry food stock-keeping units (SKUs), as well as non-food items, sourced from over 5,000 suppliers.

With over 25,000 employees and maintaining 75 primary operating facilities—consisting of its 60 distribution centers—and a fleet of over 6,000 trucks, US Foods generates more than $24 billion in annual revenue.

Reporting to the VP, Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness, the Senior Director, Enterprise Learning and Development, leads efforts to build and scale a robust learning and development approach, which powers US Foods’ ability to unlock their talent potential. This is a strategic leadership role and will help US Foods increase employee engagement and retention by branding their learning offerings and making it a competitive advantage to attract new hires and retain current employees.

Leading a team of up to 17, the person in this role will be the principal architect responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of programs that facilitate leadership, professional and functional development and continuous learning of employees across the organization, with a particular focus on building out learning paths for sales and supply chain to better prepare and stabilize the workforce.