Brian Dick is the Corporate Senior Vice President and President, Global Manufacturing at Golden State Foods, one of the largest, diversified suppliers in the world to the quick service restaurant industry, headquartered in Irvine, California. Brian is responsible for the oversight of all global manufacturing operations and related support groups functions.
A 20-year veteran of Golden State Foods, Brian has contributed to much of GSF’s success in diversifying the company’s business domestically and overseas. In his initial position, Brian played a key role in significant sales growth in the Middle East. He was then instrumental in expanding the company’s sales force in the United States and onboarding a number of new customers including KFC, Burger King, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut. He has led several successful teams within the company, earning coveted internal and customer awards, including Yum! Brands’ Supplier of the Year award along with winning GSF’s top facility honor, the coveted Chairman’s Challenge Award, in back to back years in 2011 and 2012.
Active in the GSF Foundation, Brian also chaired the Foundation’s 2012 Vendor Campaign with outstanding results.
More recently, Brian has been leading our global manufacturing teams and growing GSF in the realms of protein, liquid products, dairy and produce worldwide as well as leading corporate initiatives such as safety, engineering and quality.
Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Modern Languages from Queens University, and he currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.