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David NortonDavid Norton
SYSCO Specialty Meat Companies

David Norton is President of Sysco’s Specialty Meat business across North America. Sysco the leading food service distribute in the world with over 60B in annual revenue owns 27 facilities that do further processing across multiple proteins including beef, pork, poultry, veal, lamb, and seafood. Norton joined Sysco 3 years ago. To lead Sysco’s specialty meat business which services some of the most iconic steakhouses and white tablecloth restaurants across North America. Prior to joining Sysco, Norton spent 19 years with US Foods, his last 10 years leading their meat and seafood business. He began his career in the food business in Buffalo New York where he opened a seafood market which later started wholesaling to retail and foodservice customers. Along the way acquiring a meat company, he sold that business to US Foods in 1999.