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April 1, 2021

NDCP Hires Scott McDaniel As Chief Commercial & Strategy Officer

National DCP (NDCP) hired foodservice industry innovator Scott McDaniel to serve as Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer (CCSO). McDaniel reports directly to Chief Executive Officer Scott Carter.

“With nearly 30 years of significant leadership experience in the foodservice, hospitality, and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries, McDaniel comes to us with exceptional qualifications for this position,” noted Scott Carter, CEO. “He will play an essential role in growing our commercial lines of business.”

As the CCSO, McDaniel leads the successful development and execution of NDCP’s commercial strategy of business lines, including oversight for strategic sourcing, equipment solutions, program management, and exploring future growth strategies ranging from new customers to the manufacturing of core goods. He is also responsible for developing business cases and execution strategies that consider organic growth, acquisitions, joint ventures, or other means while strengthening relationships with the company’s members, customers, suppliers, and vendors. In summary, the CCSO role is critical in driving NDCP’s overall growth.

Most recently, McDaniel served as President of TriMark USA, a $2B supplier to the commercial foodservice industry. As Executive Vice President, North America for the American Hotel Register Company, he oversaw all aspects of business development, the global supplier network and more for this $1B supplier of hotel industry products. McDaniel held enterprise P&L responsibility as President of Anderson Merchandisers, which drove CPG and retail supply chain strategy. While serving as the Executive Vice President/Chief Commercial Officer of CEC Entertainment, Inc., he led a comprehensive business turnaround for the $840M leader in family entertainment and foodservice, which operated 570 company-owned and franchise Chuck E. Cheese locations. During his 15-year career with PepsiCo, Inc. McDaniel served as Frito Lay North America’s Vice President/General Manager of National Sales for the Walmart Customer Team and Vice President of National Accounts QSR for their largest foodservice business with Yum! Brands.

McDaniel earned an M.B.A. from the University of Tennessee and a B.S. in Marketing from Elmhurst College. He also completed an Executive Development Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management as part of PepsiCo’s Curriculum and participated in the PepsiCo Global Leadership Development Program at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.