CHICAGO, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In tribute to his dedication to the foodservice industry and his service on the IFMA Board of Directors, The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) awarded Norb Mayrhofer of The Procter & Gamble Company with its Distinguished Foodservice Executive Award.
Mayrhofer received the award - the third one presented in IFMA's 62-year history - during the National Restaurant Association Show week on May 15, 2015 in Chicago. This award was established to honor executives who have made outstanding contributions to the foodservice industry and have served on the IFMA Board of Directors.
"Norb Mayrhofer has brought immense value to the foodservice industry through his dedication and commitment to The Procter & Gamble Company and to IFMA," said Larry Oberkfell, president and CEO of IFMA. "It is our privilege to recognize him for his untiring service and limitless energy to this dynamic industry."
Mayrhofer joined the IFMA Board of Directors and continued the long history of support from The Procter & Gamble Company, providing leadership on several committees including serving as the association's Chairman in 2010. Mayrhofer's tenure with The Procter & Gamble Company spans nearly 40 years, including Vice President of P&G Professional, which serves the foodservice industry.
"IFMA has stood the test of time because it continues to evolve and address the most critical issues that affect its members' business and the foodservice industry," Mayrhofer said. "That is a tribute to the dedicated professionals who continue to advance IFMA's vision, mission and values. I am proud to be a part of this tradition and consider my time with the association to be among the most fulfilling experiences in my career."
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