Kevin Hourican is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sysco Corporation, the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Sysco’s family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries.
Joining Sysco in February 2020, Kevin is a proven business leader with more than two decades of experience driving market-leading growth for large organizations. Kevin is leading Sysco’s large-scale, customer-focused and growth-related transformation, aimed at further improving the way Sysco supports its customers and accelerating profitable sales growth. During an unprecedented year such as 2020, Sysco is not just successfully managing the pandemic crisis, the company under Kevin’s leadership is leveraging it as an opportunity to fuel transformation and growth.
Prior to Sysco, Kevin spent more than seven years at CVS Health in leadership positions of increasing responsibility. His last position was executive vice president, CVS Health, and president, CVS Pharmacy, overseeing the company’s $85 billion retail business, including its 9,900 retail stores and 200,000 employees, as well as merchandising, marketing, supply chain, real estate, front store operations, pharmacy growth, pharmacy clinical care and pharmacy operations. Kevin also served in executive leadership roles at Macy’s, including senior vice president, regional director of stores, responsible for the management of 110 department stores in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Kevin holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Supply Chain Management from The Pennsylvania State University. He recently served on the executive committee and board of directors of the National Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), as well as on the board for the Alzheimer's Association. In 2019, he personally led a fundraising effort that raised over $5 million for the association.