Innovation Forum Speaker

Vincent Purves

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Consolidated Concepts

A former 28 year SYSCO Corporation leader in the National Accounts restaurant segment with broad-based experience in sales, business development and operations, managing a team of Vice Presidents and National Account Managers across the US. Portfolio management of approx 90 national customers representing over 2.5 billion dollars is sales revenue. Solid financial acumen in operations, supply chain and general management in the food distribution industry. Results oriented and specialized in leading and implementing changes required to transform business strategy and culture to achieve revenue growth and customer loyalty.  A solid business leader adept at aligning team and individual efforts with company goals. I am an excellent communicator who leads by example. Willing to engage calculated risks for innovation and strategies for long term improvements and empower others in an organization to do the same. Strong believer in attracting, retaining and developing people is one of the highest priorities to creating the right culture within a successful organization.  Prior to distribution sales and leadership roles, spent 10 years in restaurant and hotel operations ranging from TGI Friday’s to Hyatt Hotels. 



The longtime marketer was cited for the innovation and boldness he has fostered at Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut

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