FSAA Hall of Fame Alumni

William Yee

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Inducted 2016

William started in the food industry over 35 years ago working in Epic Trading Half Case Warehouse at Haymarket. In 1982, the company formed a joint venture with Wright Heaton Ltd) where he was appointed as Sydney branch manager.


In 1984 William took over their Sydney division when they off loaded their Foodservice division to A.G. Campbell in NSW and Burleigh Marr in Qld to become today’s EWH Food Services in New South Wales.

 

William started in the food industry over 35 years ago working in Epic Trading Half Case Warehouse at Haymarket. In 1982, the company formed a joint venture with Wright Heaton Ltd) where he was appointed as Sydney branch manager.


In 1984 William took over their Sydney division when they off loaded their Foodservice division to A.G. Campbell in NSW and Burleigh Marr in Qld to become today’s EWH Food Services in New South Wales.


Under his management, the company has become one of the established food service companies in NSW, spanning across 3 branches and employing over 150 people. EWH has consistently received numerous state distributor awards over the past 2 decades a testament to William’s enduring relationships with suppliers, customers and stellar leadership of the company.


His ability to balance bold vision with meticulous execution is what makes William a special leader along with his softly spoken attitude. He treats his staff like family and is well loved amongst them; with people development and talent retention central to his leadership philosophy. It is no surprise that William holds a remarkable reputation and is a well-respected member of the food service industry.