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TEMPLE, Texas — McLane Co. Inc. promoted Vito Maurici to senior vice president of sales. He will be responsible for all aspects of McLane's national sales team, with six sales directors reporting directly to him.
Maurici joined McLane in June 2016 as vice president of sales for the convenience, military and travel business. In his new role, his responsibilities will expand to additional trade areas, including mass market retailers, drug stores, club stores and supermarkets.
"During his short tenure, Vito has demonstrated strong leadership and a passion for the business. He continuously raises the bar and inspires achievement throughout our organization," said Tony Frankenberger, president of McLane Grocery. "We are excited to have a dynamic leader of Vito's caliber who is ready to step up and lead our sales initiatives and further develop our customers."
Prior to joining McLane, Maurici served as senior vice president of sales and distribution at NJOY; vice president of sales for the Southwest for Altria; and led trade-marketing efforts at Philip Morris International for the Central Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.
"I am honored and humbled to be in this new role at McLane Co.," Maurici said. "This is an exciting time and I look forward to driving sales and profitability for customers and McLane, while working with a talented group of teammates."
Temple-based McLane is one of the largest supply chain services leaders, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout the United States.