John N. MacDonough, former chairman and chief executive officer of Miller Brewing Co. (NYSE:MO), has accepted's invitation to join its board of directors.

"Jack's accomplishments with Miller Brewing Co. speak volumes about his success within the industry," said Tim Carda, co-founder and acting chief executive officer for Anaheim, Calif.-based "His experience and leadership bring significant and immediate added value to our rapidly expanding business and its members."

MacDonough, a resident of Milwaukee, began his career at General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) where he held brand manager positions. Following his work with General Mills, Inc., MacDonough joined Anheuser Busch, Inc. (NYSE:BUD), where he was the vice president of brand management and later became its executive vice president of marketing for Anheuser Busch International. Prior to joining, MacDonough served as president and chief operating officer of Miller Brewing Co. and in 1992 he was appointed its chairman and chief executive officer. In addition, MacDonough currently holds directorships with M&I Bank, Diagraph Corp., the National Football League's Green Bay Packers, Drinks that Work Inc., Ugly Duckling Corp. and Wisconsin Energy Corp. MacDonough received his B.S. in Operations Research from Cornell University and earned his M.B.A. from Stanford University.

"I am delighted to be associated with and its dynamic organization," said MacDonough. "The potential of this company to serve foodservice professionals and simplify their procurement of products, equipment and supplies is limitless."

Recently launched in April, is a "buyer centric and vendor neutral" e-commerce solution for the foodservice industry. The site unites foodservice buyers with distributors, dealers, reps and manufacturers through a single industry-specific Web site offering the 'complete package' from food/paper, beverage products, equipment, smallwares/tabletop, janitorial, office supplies to consultants, and service providers. This is a single-point-of-entry system for pre-qualified buyers and vendors to access a one-stop shopping tool for daily procurement, bidding, auctioning/reselling, budgeting, and real-time reporting.

For more information or to register with the company, contact Alan Moore,, at 714/491-1112 or toll free at 888/895-9292.