Wholesale distributors Sysco has announced the restructuring of its wholly-owned subsidiary Guest Supply, including its renaming to Guest Worldwide.
Guest Worldwide is a provider of hospitality products to the lodging industry for more than 40 years with more than 30,000 products sold in more than 25,000 well-known chains and independent properties around the globe.
Under Guest Worldwide, a new operating structure has been created with three distinct businesses – Gilchrest & Soames (bathroom products manufacturer), Manchester Mills (textiles), and Guest Supply (hospitality supplies).
“Guest Worldwide is a global collective of dynamic, industry-leading companies with more than 40 years of unparalleled experience serving the unique needs of markets in every corner of the world,” said Paul Xenis, president and chief operating officer, Guest Worldwide.
Sandy Romoser, executive vice president, Guest Worldwide, said: “Operating as a complementary portfolio of businesses will enable us to focus on our customers’ unique needs and drive innovation across each business segment, while also leveraging a shared services model to create efficiencies.”
Xenis and Romoser will continue to lead the Guest Supply business unit, in conjunction with the responsibilities associated with their Guest Worldwide roles.
Elizabeth McNulty has been named senior vice president and general manager, Manchester Mills. McNulty is a textile industry leader with more than 25 years of experience and a degree in textile engineering. She joins the Company from Westpoint Home, where she held the role of executive vice president of marketing, brand management, design and product development.
Roys Laux, currently vice president global strategy, Guest Supply, has been named senior vice president & general manager, Gilchrist & Soames. Laux joined Guest Supply in 2015 as the result of Guest Supply’s purchase of Gilchrist & Soames. During her tenure at Gilchrist and Soames, she held the role of vice president, marketing.