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MAHMOUD W.

SADIGHI

Granite Quarry, North Carolina 28072 || mahmoudsadighi2@gmail.com


704-533-1239 https://www.linkedin.com/in/mahmoudwilsadighi
SUMMARY
A results-driven and forward-thinking distribution and operations executive specializing in foodservice, with
comprehensive experience in procurement, distribution, sales, operations, merchandising, transportation, fleet
management, negotiations, inventory control, safety, and P&L. Displays effective leadership techniques in all areas
through motivation, communication, and coordination. Skilled in effective problem solving and conflict resolution
strategies. Develops strong, team-focused environments and excellent relationships with customers, staff, and
corporate headquarters.
Sales
Negotiations
Quality Assurance
Freight Management
Financials

Marketing
Cost Analysis
Cost Control
HR, Recruiting, Hiring
Budgeting

Merchandising
Labor Management
Training
Talent Development
Engineering Standards

CORE COMPETENCIES & KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Worked with sales team to drive sales in national and regional accounts as well as healthcare.
Coordinated shipping, receiving, and storage of dry goods, perishable goods, and health/beauty aids.
Oversaw quality control for all incoming market and produce products.
Developed self-managing teams, comprehensive training, and attentive staff.
Trained, developed, and promoted management personnel.
Motivated and developed four direct report managers and 17 supervisors in all phases of operations,
including quality control, shipping/receiving, material handling equipment, inventory control, and
transportation.
Consistently achieved or exceeded all goals.
Conducted extensive P&L cost analyses.
Implemented DuPont safety program, achieving 100% improvement in accident frequency rates.
Developed excellent performance record, receiving consistent promotions as result of superior performance
and job dedication.
EXPERIENCE

US FOODS, INC.
Charlotte, North Carolina
Division President/General Manager .................................................................................................................................... 2004-2016
Oversaw all aspects of business, including financials, sales, distribution, marketing, and human resources.
Developed senior staff, successfully increasing EBITDA for 12 consecutive years.

Set productivity and efficiency standards for network of divisions; consistently rated in top three in cost
per case, percent to sales, sales per headcount, and overall divisional performance.
Worked with human resources business partner to develop comprehensive management succession plan
and ready talent pool.
Successfully worked with corporate and regional team on functionality of division without employee losses.
Increased annual sales to $700,000,000 for healthcare as well as regional and national chain accounts.

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Oversaw Charlotte division, growing to largest healthcare, national and regional accounts distribution center
within US Foods national network.

US FOODSERVICE AND PYA/MONARCH


Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Vice President of Operations......................................................................................................................................... 2001-2004
Oversaw distribution for Charlotte and Fort Mill divisions. Built management teams from ground up, delivering
historical results for both divisions.

Built new operational team for Fort Mill division, which handled transportation, warehousing,
maintenance, and inventory control.
Put into place several processes to improve receiving and shipping functions in Fort Mill division in order
to improve service and on-time deliveries to customer base.
Built new inventory control team as well as implemented new cycle count procedures in order to improve
inventory accuracy and service.
Changed transportation regional hubs/resident sites in order to improve cost per case and cost per miles
by reducing relay miles into division by 27%.
Consolidated all building maintenance, material handling, and fleet maintenance agreements and contracts,
leading to significant savings for both divisions.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

PYA/MONARCH AND SARA LEE CORPORATION, Charlotte, North Carolina, Vice President of Operations, 19982001. Oversaw all phases of distribution for division, including receiving, shipping, transportation, and
fleet/building maintenance. Managed bottom-line P&L for all aspects of distribution, transportation, and
maintenance. Built new management team, successfully beat union organizing campaigns, and developed
standards for productivity and efficiency.
FOOD LION CORPORATION, Salisbury, North Carolina, Distribution Center Manager, Home Office Distribution
Centers, 1995-1998. Provided supervisory development of 700+ employees in all operational phases of corporate
office facility and perishable dry goods outside storage facility. Coordinated distribution of all commodities to 243
retail grocery stores. Managed material handling and transportation departments, maintaining fleet of 100
tractors.
Distribution Center Manager, 1990-1995. Oversaw distribution center operations.
Lead Supervisor, 1988-1990. Oversaw receiving operations for dry goods, perishable goods, and health/beauty
aids.
Line Supervisor, 1987-1988.
MERCHANTS SUPPLY, Orangeburg, South Carolina, Night Warehouse Manager, 1984-1987.
EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, Houston, Texas
B.S., Architecture, 1979