Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United Natural Foods (UNFI), Mr. Spinner has over 20 years of experience across multiple industries, bringing deep business expertise to MidOcean’s private equity portfolio. Mr. Spinner’s background brings a broad range of capabilities to the firm including food distribution, strategic planning, human capital management, business services brands and data insights. Throughout his career, Steve has focused on identifying both consumer and business trends while scaling and growing a wide range of businesses. Mr. Spinner most recently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United Natural Foods (UNFI), a grocery industry leader and premier wholesaler of grocery, proteins and produce. During his tenure, UNFI grew its sales to over $28 billion, including the Brands and Services business growing to over $1 billion. Under Mr. Spinner’s leadership, the company completed and integrated the transformational acquisition of SuperValue in October 2018. Prior to joining UNFI in 2008, he was a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Performance Food Group Company from October 2006 to May 2008 and PFGC’s President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2005 to May 2008. He was the Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of PFGC’s Broadline Division from February 2002 to May 2005, and the company’s Division President from August 2001 to February 2002. Mr. Spinner currently serves as Lead Independent Director for the ArcBest Corporation, a role he assumed in April 2016 after joining the board in 2011.

Steve Spinner
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