Barry Friends

Partner at Pentallect, Inc.

Barry Friends

Barry Friends

Partner at Pentallect, Inc.

Biography

Barry has the unique experience of having spent 24 years in executive leadership roles with three of the top five foodservice distributors; first as President at Sysco Pittsburgh, later as a Division and Zone President for US Foodservice, and, most recently, as Corporate VP Sales, Merchandising & Marketing for Reinhart Foodservice. An ardent practitioner of collaborative category management, Barry has long advocated for trust-based, transparent relationships between manufacturers and distributors.

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Technomic, Inc.

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Partner at Pentallect, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President at Technomic, Inc.

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Partner & President at Pentallect, Inc.

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Partner at Pentallect, Inc.

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Founder at Technomic, Inc.

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Former President at Technomic, Inc.

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Former Executive Director Marketing Events & New Media at Technomic, Inc.

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Former Senior Director, Product Innovation at Technomic, Inc.

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Senior Partner at McMillan & Doolittle LLP

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Managing Principal at Technomic, Inc.

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Partner at Pentallect, Inc.
Career History
Partner
2017 - Current
Executive Director of Foodservice Category Management Institute
Prior - 2015

Technomic, Inc. provides market information and advisory services to the food industry. Its services include custom consulting and research, numerous publications and digital products, as well as proprietary studies and ongoing research on all aspects of the food industry. The company was founded by Ronald Paul in 1966 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Barry Friends is affiliated with Pentallect, Inc., Technomic, Inc.

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