Wayne Shurts is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for SYSCO CORPORATION, where he leads the company’s information technology strategy and activities. With more than 25 years of consumer package goods experience, Shurts previously was executive vice president and chief information officer for SUPERVALU. He joined Cadbury Schweppes Americas in 2006 as senior vice president, information technology and was promoted to global CIO in 2008. Shurts began his career with Nabisco, where he worked for 20 years. While at Nabisco, he held roles within the financial, marketing and sales analysis organizations before moving into the sales and marketing information systems area where he took on roles of increasing responsibility, including vice president of sales operations, vice president of North American Supply Chain process and vice president of e-business. Leaving Nabsico in 2001, Shurts opened a consulting firm working with companies including Avaya, IBM and Johnson & Johnson to deliver transformational technology strategies.
Mr. Shurts holds a BS degree from Lehigh University in Finance & Management and a MBA degree from Seton Hall University in Marketing.