Monday, March 4, 2013

March 1, 2013

Supplier Relationship Management - Single Point of Contact

We are pleased to announce the completion of our initiative to provide our suppliers with a single point of contact at UNFI. This structure will streamline communications, increase efficiencies and support our mutual growth and success.

Click here for a detailed outline of category and line assignments and SRM contact information.

We are also pleased to announce that Valarie Rozokat will be joining the Supplier Relationship Management team. Valarie has a strong background in the industry and a skill set that will be a great asset to the team. In the past 10 years, as Marketing Program Manager at UNFI, Valarie has managed programs such as Annual Advertising Agreements, New Item Videos, Foodservice Advertising and Holiday Editions. Prior to joining UNFI in 2003, Valarie worked for Northeast Cooperatives as the Publications Supervisor. Valarie will be transitioning into her new role beginning March 4, 2013 and will take on the water, salad dressings and seasonings, extracts and packaged salts categories.

We appreciate the support you have given us through this transition and welcome your feedback regarding this critical business initiative.


John Raiche

Vice President, Marketing