John A. Lederer

Director at NextPoint Acquisition Corp.

John A. Lederer

John A. Lederer

Director at NextPoint Acquisition Corp.

Career Highlights

Loblaw Companies Ltd.
US Foods Culinary Equipment & Supplies LLC
US Foods, Inc.

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Chicago, IL, United States

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at US Foods Holding Corp.

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Executive Chairman at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

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Former Acting Chief Executive Officer at Walgreen Co.

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Director at NextPoint Acquisition Corp.

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Duane Reade Holdings, Inc.

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Vice Chairman & Chief Administrative Officer at Staples, Inc.

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Former Vice President-Merchandising & Category Management at Shoppers Drug Mart Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer at US Foods Holding Corp.

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Partner at 3G Capital Partners Ltd. (Private Equity)

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at McDonald's Restaurants of Michigan, Inc.

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John A. Lederer
Director at NextPoint Acquisition Corp.
BA in Economics

York University is a leading interdisciplinary research and teaching university in Canada. York offers a modern, academic experience at the undergraduate and graduate level in Toronto – Canada’s most international city. The third largest university in the country, York is host to a dynamic academic community of 55,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, as well as 250,000 alumni worldwide. York’s 11 faculties and 28 research centres conduct ambitious, groundbreaking research that is interdisciplinary, cutting across traditional academic boundaries. This distinctive and collaborative approach is preparing students for the future and bringing fresh insights and solutions to real-world challenges.

Career History
2008 - 2010

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. operates drug stores. It manages retail drug stores and provides prescription and non-prescription drugs, general merchandise, beverages, and other products. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

1976 - 2006

Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. Through our portfolio of store formats, we are committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet their everyday household demands. We are known for the quality, innovation and value of our food offering. We offer Canada's strongest control label program, including the unique President's Choice, no name and Joe Fresh brands. In addition, we provide customers with President's Choice Financial services and offer the PC points loyalty program. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ more than 134,000 full-time and part-time employees. This makes us one of Canada’s largest private-sector employers. We are committed to being socially responsible by respecting the environment, sourcing with integrity, making a positive difference in our community, reflecting our nation’s diversity and being a great place to work.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2010 - 2015

US Foods, Inc. engages in the market and distribution of fresh, frozen, and dry food and non-food products. The firm offers meats and seafood; dry grocery products; refrigerated and frozen grocery products; equipment, disposable, and supplies; dairy; beverage products; and produce. Its brand portfolio includes Chef’s Line, Rykoff Sexton, Stock Yards, Metro Deli, Monarch, Monogram, Molly’s Kitchen, Glenview Farms, Valu+Plus, and Harvest Value. The company was founded on August 1, 1989 and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2020 - Current

NextPoint Acquisition Corp. is a newly organized special purpose acquisition company. It intends to assist growth of a business in the alternative lending and financial services sector. The company was founded by Frank Amato, Brian A. Benjamin, George Coleman, Wendy E. Lane, and John Anthony Lederer on July 16, 2020 and is headquartered in White Plains, NY.

2019 - Current

Essendant, Inc. operates as a holding company. The firm engages in the distribution of workplace items. It offers the following product categories: janitorial, foodservice and breakroom supplies, technology products, traditional office products, industrial supplies, cut sheet paper products, automotive products and office furniture. The company was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

Executive Chairman
2017 - Current

Staples is the world's largest office products company and a trusted source for office solutions. We provide products, services and expertise in the categories of office supplies, technology, furniture, Copy & Print, and cleaning and breakroom. Staples was founded in 1986, and today has annual sales of $25 billion, ranking second in the world in eCommerce sales. With 90,000 associates worldwide, Staples has a presence in more than 26 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia — bringing easy to offices and consumers everywhere. Staples headquarters is located outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

Member, Chief Executive Officer Roundtable
2014 - Prior

American Heart Association, Inc. operates a voluntary health organization funded by private contributions. The organization offers services for coronary heart diseases and strokes, high blood cholesterol & physical inactivity, obesity, and diabetes. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Vice President & Director
Prior - 2010
2008 - Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$798K - $3.99M

Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, raises funds for research, education and the enhancement of patient care at Toronto General Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital as well as for their respective research arms, Toronto General Research Institute and Toronto Western Research Institute.

$5,000 - $10K

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is a national community-driven charity that funds breast cancer research in Canada.

$2,500 - $4,999

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is a national community-driven charity that funds breast cancer research in Canada.

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US Foods Holding Corp. issued USD Common Stock

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