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IDI names new president and new VPs

Mississauga, ON -- Scott Bebenek has been appointed as the new president of IDI Independent Distributors Inc. (IDI)...


Mississauga, ON — Scott Bebenek has been appointed as the new president of IDI Independent Distributors Inc. (IDI), replacing Don Knowles, who has retired from the position.

Bebenek has experience in the fields of buying/marketing groups and broadline distribution. Most recently, he spent seven years as vice-president of Ontario operations for Groupex Systems Canada, a buying group for independent foodservice operators and suppliers. Prior to this, he spent five years as a senior sales manager for Sysco Foodservices of Ontario, and four years as a product specialist with Federated Foods, a buying co-operative for independent foodservice distributors.

Also at IDI, John Morrison has been promoted to vice-president of supplier relations. He has been with IDI for the past six years. As well, Robert Webb was promoted to vice-president of national accounts and e-commerce, and Brad Harper is now the vice-president of finance and operations.