James D. Hope
Executive Vice President of Operations
Performance Food Group Co.
United States of America
Mr. James D. Hope, also known as Jim, is a 30-year veteran of the foodservice business and has held multiple leadership roles in finance, operations and sales and marketing. Since joining the Performance Food Group Company (“PFG”) or (“Company”) in 2014, Mr. Hope has led efforts to streamline PFG’s business operations, strengthen internal best practices, develop the new Specialty business, and guide the Company’s Procurement and Operations strategies. Before joining PFG, he spent 26 years in executive leadership roles at Sysco Corporation, including most recently as Executive Vice President of Business Transformation, after serving as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Before that, Mr. Hope progressed through several financial leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including overseeing Internal Audit and Chief Financial Officer of Sysco Corporation’s Kansas City operating company, prior to becoming President and CEO of that subsidiary.