January 9, 2015 |

Performance Food Group names new Senior Director of Protein

By Denise Greer


RICHMOND, Va. — Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) today announced that Dr. Brad Morgan has been named Senior Director of Protein for the company.  He reports directly to Steve Sands, Vice President of Protein at PFG.

Brad brings more than 20 years of leadership experience, research and education within the meat industry to his new role.  He began his career as a professor in the animal science departments at several universities, including the University of Nebraska, Colorado State University and Oklahoma State University, where he received numerous honors and recognition. Brad is widely published and recognized as an expert in animal science. In 2010, he joined Zoetis Corporation as Director of Beef Operations and served in that role until joining PFG.

Brad earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Oklahoma State University and the University of Nebraska, respectively, and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. During his university career, he obtained more than $12.5 million in research support while conducting research in 27 countries.

Brad currently is the president of the American Meat Science Association, which includes 2,300 professional members.

                      

About Performance Food Group:

Through its leading family of foodservice distributors – Performance Foodservice, Vistar and PFG Customized Distribution, Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG)) delivers over 150,000 national and proprietary-branded food and food-related products to more than 150,000 independent and national chain restaurants, quick-service eateries, pizzerias, theaters, schools, hotels, health care facilities and other institutions. PFG operates one of the nation’s largest private truck fleets, as well as 67 distribution centers and 11 Merchant’s Mart locations across the United States. The company currently employs more than 12,000 people nationwide. For more information, visit www.pfgc.com.

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