SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced yesterday that Philip C. Lahm has been appointed executive vice president of Ritter Sysco Food Services, LLC, a SYSCO subsidiary located in Jersey City, N.J. Currently Mr. Lahm is senior vice president of territory sales and human resources at that company. He will assume his new responsibilities July 1, 2001, the beginning of SYSCO's fiscal year 2002.