Warren, Michigan-based Lipari Foods has named Zachary “Zac” Gordon as CFO. He will succeed Dave Littleson, who announced his retirement earlier this year.
In this role, Gordon’s leadership and insights will bolster the financial operations and play a role in navigating the strategic direction focused on company growth.
“Zac is a proven finance executive and is a great addition to our leadership team,” said Thom Lipari, CEO.
“With his strong strategic acumen, broad skill set and shared understanding of our commitment to our customers, he is poised to play an essential role in steering our financial direction and contributing to our continued growth and success.”
Gordon brings to Lipari Foods extensive experience in operational finance, financial planning and analysis, financial intelligence, accounting, corporate development and M&A. He was most recently serving as EVP and CFO at Joyson Safety Systems.
Prior to JSS, Gordon spent more than seven years as CFO and VP of finance – advanced safety and user experience segment at Aptiv PLC. Earlier in his career, Gordon spent more than 14 years at SPX Corporation working in various financial leadership positions, including VP of corporate finance and VP of mergers and acquisitions.
Lipari Foods is an independent distributor, delivering a range of bakery, dairy, deli, packaging, seafood, meat, grocery, international specialty, foodservice, confectionery, convenience food and beverage products to more than 14,000 customers across 32 states.
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