George Holm is President and Chief Executive Officer of Performance Food Group (PFG). He is a highly regarded foodservice industry veteran with almost 30 years of experience with several of the industry’s leading national corporations.
George founded Vistar Corporation, a multi-channel food distributor specializing in the Italian, pizza, vending, office coffee and theatre markets, in 2002. He quickly grew the business both organically and through acquisitions by $1 billion.
Vistar was purchased by The Blackstone Group in 2007 and became a growth platform for further expansion into the foodservice distribution industry. In May 2008, Vistar acquired PFG, a broadline foodservice distributor with annual revenues of approximately $6 billion at the time. Following the acquisition, George was named President and CEO of PFG.