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Nehl Horton

Retired - SVP and Chief Communications and Government Relations Officer, Sysco

Nehl joined Sysco in October 2014 as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications and Government Relations Officer responsible for executive communications, associate communications, news media relations, crisis communications and federal, state and local government relations. Prior to that, he was with MillerCoors/Miller Brewing Company since 2005, serving most recently as Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer. Before then, Nehl led global media relations at Novartis, served in a senior media relations leadership capacity at Pfizer, and managed numerous government relations and public affairs activities within The Coca-Cola Company over a 10-year period. Prior to working in the corporate sector, he was involved in journalism, government and political affairs.

Nehl holds B.A. degrees in English and Political Science from Duke University in Durham, NC.

Nehl and his wife Katie live in Houston, TX.


B.A., English and Political Science, Duke University