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Sysco Announces Election of New Director

/EIN News/ -- HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced that Stephanie Lundquist was elected to the company’s board of directors today at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders, expanding the size of the board to 13 members. The election of Ms. Lundquist represents the board’s ongoing commitment to ensuring its members possess the skills, experience and qualifications necessary to successfully establish and oversee management’s execution of the company’s strategic priorities.

"We are very pleased to welcome Stephanie to our board,” said Tom Bené, Sysco's chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Her strategic leadership skills and depth of experience spanning both food and consumer segments will be extremely beneficial to Sysco as we continue to position the company for future success."

Stephanie A. Lundquist, 43, has served as president, food and beverage of Target Corporation since January 2019. During her nearly 14-year career with Target, together with her prior service in the retail sector, Ms. Lundquist has acquired extensive experience in the areas of executive leadership and management, business operations, including both retail and in-store foodservice, strategy development, human resources and talent management, as well as distribution and supply chain, both domestically and internationally.

About Sysco
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 69,000 associates, the company operates more than 320 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 650,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2019 that ended June 29, 2019, the company generated sales of more than $60 billion. Information about our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, including Sysco’s 2019 CSR Report, can be found at www.sysco.com/csr2019report.

For more information, visit www.sysco.com or connect with Sysco on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SyscoCorporation or Twitter at https://twitter.com/Sysco.  For important news and information regarding Sysco, visit the Investor Relations section of the company's Internet home page at http://investors.sysco.com/, which Sysco plans to use as a primary channel for publishing key information to its investors, some of which may contain material and previously non-public information.  Investors should also follow us at www.twitter.com/SyscoStock and download the Sysco IR App, available on the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Market. In addition, investors should continue to review our news releases and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  It is possible that the information we disclose through any of these channels of distribution could be deemed to be material information.

For more information contact:

Shannon Mutschler
Media Contact
mutschler.shannon@corp.sysco.com
T 281-584-4059
Rachel Lee
Investor Contact
lee.rachel@corp.sysco.com 
T 281-436-7815

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