Ready Pac Foods, Inc.
Mr. Tony Sarsam has been the Chief Executive Officer of Ready Pac Produce, Inc. since October 23, 2013. Mr. Sarsam served as the President of Direct Store Delivery (DSD) Division at Nestlé USA, Inc. He began his career with the Frito-Lay division at PepsiCo, where he spent twenty years in a diverse career that included senior roles in manufacturing, sales, distribution, finance and strategy. In 2006, he joined Nestle Dreyer's as the Executive Vice President of operations, and shortly thereafter was Executive Vice President of sales and operations. In 2010, he was tasked with starting up and leading the $4.5B Nestle Direct Store Delivery Company, which he led as President for three years. He served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations at Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Holdings Inc. since May 2008. He joined Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Holdings Inc. in 2006 as Executive Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain from 2006 to May 2008 and was responsible for sales, distribution, supply chain and warehousing for all of its ice cream and frozen dessert products. Mr. Sarsam joined PepsiCo's Frito-Lay as a Plant Engineer and also served a series of larger leadership roles in operations, plant management and sales, including Regional Vice President for Sales and Distribution in the west, Factory Manager, Director of Finance, Region Sales Vice President for Frito-Lay, and Vice President of Sales Strategy for PepsiCo North America. He served as Vice President of Go-to-Market Strategy of Frito-Lay. He led the development of Frito-Lay's and PepsiCo's overall supply chain and customer-service efforts. Mr. Sarsam serves as a Director of Junior Achievement of the Bay Area. He has an MBA from Stanford University. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University and an MS in Management from Stanford.
Food Industry marketing and management