Food-X Technologies, a leading scalable end-to-end software solution for profitable online grocery fulfilment, today announced the appointment of eCommerce and retail industry veteran Daryl Porter to its advisory board.
As an advisor, Mr. Porter brings over 25 years of retail experience and a proven track record of delivering strong business and financial results. He has extensive knowledge and success in developing business strategies aimed to improve customer experience and increase market share. Recently, Mr. Porter served in roles of increasing responsibility for Walmart Canada, including as Vice President of eCommerce Logistics and Operations, a Global Officer Level role, in which he was responsible for the development of the online grocery business and the core eCommerce supply chain. He has led the online grocery program in Canada since its infancy and has scaled the business across the country. In that effort, he had full ownership of the strategy, partnership development and accountability for all business results. He currently serves as the Global Head of Stores at Anheuser-Busch InBev.
“We are very pleased to welcome Daryl to our advisory board and the Food-X Technologies mission,” said Peter van Stolk, Founder and CEO of Food X-Technologies. “Daryl’s perspective on eCommerce is entirely aligned with ours and we are thrilled about the market insights and deep retail and eCommerce experience he will bring to our growth path. We know he will be of tremendous value to Food-X with his digital experience as we continue to grow and innovate amid the rapid growth in online grocery.”
Mr. Porter added, “Food-X Technologies is on the cutting edge of the new generation of online grocery fulfilment, now more important than ever during given the shift in consumer behavior that we believe will continue. I am looking forward to supporting Peter and the Food-X Technologies team as they continue to rapidly grow the company.”
Mr. Porter joined Walmart in 1995 and has been in retail operations and eCommerce his whole career, eventually working his way up to Vice President of eCommerce Logistics and Operations. He also served in the Canadian Forces Army Reserve from 1996-2007. He holds a Masters of Business Administration in Executive Management from Royal Roads University.
About Food-X Technologies
Food-X draws on over 20 years of experience in online grocery and has a proven track record of delivering efficiency, sustainability and profitability for large grocery retailers. Food-X Technologies is the only scalable end-to-end software solution designed to meet the needs of grocery retailers with profitable unit economics. For more information please visit FoodX.io.