John Lederer, president and chief executive, U.S. Foodservice

John Lederer  has been named president, chief executive and a board member of  U.S. Foodservice, the Chicago area’s largest privately held company.<br>
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Lederer joins U.S. Foodservice from Duane Reade, a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100800000000" title="New York" href="/topic/us/new-york-PLGEO100100800000000.topic">New York</a>-based drugstore chain recently acquired by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP017359" title="Walgreens" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/consumer-goods-industries/walgreens-ORCRP017359.topic">Walgreen Co.</a>, where he is chairman and CEO.<br>
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Lederer also was president of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP009157" title="Loblaw Companies Limited" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/loblaw-companies-limited-ORCRP009157.topic">Loblaw Companies Ltd.</a>, Canada's largest supermarket chain, 
fom 2001 to 2006. He spent 30 years at the company.

( August 16, 2010 )

John Lederer has been named president, chief executive and a board member of U.S. Foodservice, the Chicago area’s largest privately held company.

Lederer joins U.S. Foodservice from Duane Reade, a New York-based drugstore chain recently acquired by Walgreen Co., where he is chairman and CEO.

Lederer also was president of Loblaw Companies Ltd., Canada's largest supermarket chain, fom 2001 to 2006. He spent 30 years at the company.

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