LARRY V. MCGILL
Larry McGill joined Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice industry, in 1998 as Managing Director of GSF-Egypt. Since joining GSF, Larry has played several significant roles in growing the company’s Food Processing business. After nearly four successful years in Egypt, he came to the states to act as Senior Director of Sales and Marketing for the Liquid Products Group at the GSF facility in City of Industry, California. He was later promoted to Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing in 2002. In October of 2005, he moved to Conyers, Georgia, to serve as Chief Operating Officer and orchestrated a series of optimization efforts for GSF’s Liquid Products and Meat Products businesses.
Larry was promoted to President, Food Processing Groups, at GSF in March 2010. Larry oversaw the Liquid Products division at GSF’s City of Industry facility, GSF’s Liquid Products facility in Conyers, GSF’s Conyers Meat Products Group and GSF’s International Groups in Egypt, China, Australia and New Zealand in 2013. Under Larry’s leadership, GSF has been honored with numerous customer awards and recognitions including: Supplier of the year awards for Yum! Brands, Zaxby’s, Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, along with multiple quality, teamwork and target awards for McDonald’s.
Larry is currently the CEO of KanPak, a Golden State Foods Company, where the company is growing and thriving. KanPak has facilities in China, two plants in the United States, and a dispenser division in Connecticut.
Before coming to GSF, Larry held various management positions, most notably Coca Cola in the Middle East. An Azle, Texas native, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in History from Texas A&M Commerce and an MBA from Century University in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Larry currently resides in Duluth, Georgia, while his daughter and son are attending college. When time permits, he enjoys spending time with his family and all types of sports, including golf and baseball, as well as music.