Scott MacKaben to Oversee Category Growth and New Product Business Development

Scott MacKaben

TriMark named Scott MacKaben as the new senior vice president of category management. MacKaben will be responsible for developing an industry-leading category management team. As senior vice president, he will be a member of the executive leadership team and will oversee category growth, profitability, new product business development, global brand procurement, and other related operational elements.

Before joining the foodservice industry, MacKaben served as a Vietnamese linguist in the United States Air Force for seven years. Post military service, he worked for US Foods for 12 years in various locations and roles, including senior product line manager, category manager, regional director of cluster merchandising, and director of category operations. His most recent role before joining TriMark was as senior vice president of procurement for Frosty Acres Brands, Inc.:

“I am honored to join a company with such an impressive leadership team and dynamic culture,” MacKaben said. “I look forward to establishing a category management process that will contribute to the organization’s growth.”

MacKaben brings years of industry and leadership experience to his new role. He is based in Duluth, Georgia, and will report to TriMark President Tom Wienclaw.

“With this significant hire, TriMark continues to round out its executive leadership team with proven world-class talent,” Wienclaw said. “We are excited to bring a talent of Scott’s caliber on board. I look forward to Scott driving vendor and product strategy to position TriMark for continued growth.”