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Thompson Hospitality Corporation chief joins PFG Board of Directors

Warren M. Thompson will serve in Audit, Technology Committees

Performance Food Group (PFG) appointed Warren M. Thompson to the Board of Directors. He will serve as an independent director, expanding the PFG Board to a total of 11 directors. Thompson will join the PFG Audit and Technology Committees, effective immediately.

Thompson serves as president and chairman of Thompson Hospitality Corporation, which is the largest minority-owned US foodservice and facilities management company. The company currently provides food to 65 Fortune 100 companies, universities and hospitals. In addition, Thompson Hospitality provides foodservice to many of the country’s historically black colleges and universities, according to an announcement.

“We believe that PFG will benefit tremendously from adding his extensive management experience and deep foodservice industry knowledge to the broad expertise and capabilities of our current Board, said George Holm, PFG chairman, president and chief executive. “We look forward to working with Warren and gaining his valuable insights as we continue to execute PFG’s long-term strategic vision.”

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Before the formation of Thompson Hospitality through a leveraged buyout of 31 Bob’s Big Boys from Marriott Corporation, Thompson worked for Marriott. There, he held several positions before ascending to the VP of Operations role for the Host Division.

Now serving on the board of Duke Realty, Thompson previously served on the boards of Federal Realty Investment Trust and Hilb Rogal & Hobbs Company, as well. In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees of Hampden-Sydney College.

At Hampden-Sydney College, Thompson received his bachelor’s degree in Managerial Economics; he holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.

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