In January 2018, Bob Aiken was announced as CEO of Diversified Foodservice Supply. From 2015-2017, Bob served as President & CEO of Essendant Inc., a $5.4 billion value-added wholesaler of workplace and MRO products. Prior to Essendant, Bob served as the CEO of Feeding America, a domestic hunger relief organization that provides over 3.6 billion meals per year to 46 million Americans through partnerships with leading grocers, food manufacturers and distributors. From 2004-2010, Bob held several positions at US Foods, including President & CEO. US Foods is a leading foodservice distributor with revenues in excess of $20 billion. While at the company, Bob led efforts to drive more than $1.2 billion of private label sales growth and significant profitability improvement through reorganization, information technology consolidation and cost reduction. Previously, he served as President and CEO of Metz Baking Company, a subsidiary of Specialty Foods Corporation.
Bob holds his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Georgetown University and his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C.