The New Era of Distribution: A Discussion with UNFI CEO, President & Chairman, Steve Spinner

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017




Naturally Boulder is pleased to present a special evening event with our distinguished guest, Steve Spinner.

The New Era of Distribution:
A Discussion with UNFI CEO,President & Chairman, Steve Spinner

When: August 17, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Where: Boulder JCC (6007, Oreg Ave, Boulder)


The food landscape is rapidly changing, and distribution models need to keep up. Join Naturally Boulder for a conversation with UNFI’s CEO, President and Chairman, Steve Spinner, to gain insight on UNFI’s current position in the market, how it aims to work with brands, what the potential Amazon/Whole Foods acquisition means for natural product distribution, and what changes the future might hold. This is a special opportunity for the Naturally Boulder community, and we encourage you to join the discussion.

Our Special Guest

Steve Spinner – CEO, President & Chairman of UNFI (United Natural Foods, Inc)


Members: $10, Non-members $25 (Includes light catering)


Steven Spinner has served as UNFI’s Chairman since October 2016 and as President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2008. Mr. Spinner has been a member of UNFI’s Board of Directors since September 2008. Prior to joining the Company in September 2008, Mr. Spinner served as a director and as Chief Executive Officer of Performance Food Group Company (“PFG”) from October 2006 to May 2008, when PFG was acquired by affiliates of The Blackstone Group and Wellspring Capital Management. Mr. Spinner previously served as PFG’s President and Chief Operating Officer beginning in May 2005. Mr. Spinner served as PFG’s Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer – Broadline Division from February 2002 to May 2005 and as PFG’s Broadline Division President from August 2001 to February 2002. Mr. Spinner has also served on the Board of Directors for Arkansas Best Corporation, a public company and the parent of ABF Freight System, Inc., since July 2011.