US Foods Holding Corp. announced that eight of its drivers were named to the 2019 class of the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Truck Driver Hall of Fame.
The honored US Foods drivers are:
- Percy Ardion of Houston, Texas
- Phillip Bachor of Albuquerque, N.M.
- William “Ray” Boruff of Knoxville, Tenn.
- Glenn Fisher of Altoona, Pa.
- Robert “Andy” Fitzgerald of Knoxville, Tenn.
- Gaylen Giffin of Altoona, Pa.
- Larry “Denver” Jiles of Atlanta, Ga.
- Roger Lusk of Lubbock, Texas
“At US Foods, we are committed to developing a team of highly skilled and trained drivers who are committed to putting the safety of our employees, customers and fellow drivers first,” says Mary Zmuda, vice president of safety for US Foods. “The drivers honored have clearly demonstrated this commitment in practice as they serve our operators each day. We are very proud of their accomplishments.”
Only truck drivers with the best safety records and longevity of service are eligible for the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. Drivers must have at least 25 years of employment with an IFDA member company with no chargeable accidents and may not have any moving violations within the last five years.
The 2019 class will be honored at the IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference on the morning of October 29, 2019, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
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