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Company Overview of Fresh Direct, LLC

Company Overview

Fresh Direct, LLC operates as an online food and grocery retailer in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. It sell and delivers fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, delicacies, cheese and dairy products, frozen products, household items, health and beauty products, pastas, flowers, wines, organic food, meals, ready to cook food, heat and eat products, bakery items, and catering packages. The company also sells beverages, paper products, diapers, pet food, snacks, and more. Fresh Direct, LLC was founded in 1999 and is based in Long Island City, New York.

23-30 Borden Avenue

Long Island City, NY 11101

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Fresh Direct, LLC

Co-Founder, Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Operating Officer
Executive Chef and Senior Director of Research & Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Fresh Direct, LLC Key Developments

FreshDirect Names Larry Scott Blackmon as Vice President, Community and Government Affairs

FreshDirect announced that it has named Larry Scott Blackmon as Vice President, Community and Government Affairs. In this role, Blackmon will lead the company's community and governmental interactions, expanding current partnerships and cultivating new relationships. He will report to Mike Brizel, Executive Vice President & General Counsel. Blackmon's work will build on FreshDirect's existing community and charitable partnerships across a variety of issues including fighting hunger, nutrition education and career development. Blackmon brings over 15 years of public service, community development and government experience to FreshDirect. He joins from the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation where he served as the Deputy Commissioner for Community Outreach.

FreshDirect Names Michael Brizel as Executive Vice President & General Counsel

FreshDirect announced that it has named Michael A. Brizel as Executive Vice President & General Counsel. In this role, Brizel will be charged with leading all facets of the company's legal department including corporate governance, community and government affairs, food safety, consumer and data protection, and workplace safety and security. He will report to Jason Ackerman, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of FreshDirect. Most recently, Brizel served as Executive Vice President & General Counsel of Saks Incorporated where he developed a first-tier legal department for the $3.2 billion public company. He also was that company's Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and oversaw its asset protection department.

Fresh Direct, LLC Presents at ETail West Conference 2014, Mar-05-2014 12:50 PM

Fresh Direct, LLC Presents at ETail West Conference 2014, Mar-05-2014 12:50 PM. Venue: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, Texas, United States. Speakers: Aaron Cano, Vice President of Marketing Planning, Analysis, and Operations.

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