Nick Pacitti

Managing Director


Transaction Volume

  • Over 200 projects


  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Cold Chain Management
  • Food Logistics

Professional Expertise

Nick joined Savills Studley in 2016, bringing over 30 years of food logistics experience throughout the globe

Nick began his career with Kraft Foods where he held multiple key-management positions. While at Kraft, Nick was responsible for warehouse and transportation operations at the field and corporate levels. After an extended career with Kraft, Nick was recruited by Nestle to lead operations at its New Venture business unit. After Nestle, Nick was an executive in residence with Ernst & Young Management Consulting. After Ernst & Young, Nick started and managed an operations management consulting firm for close to 20 years where he directed close to 300 projects for over 100 clients.

Nick is well-known for his work in cold chain management in setting up quick response, highly efficient distribution networks for retailers, manufacturers, distributors and foodservice operators. Nick is currently working with Georgia Tech’s Physical Internet Center in developing a ‘hyper-connected’ network for food chain supply chain partners in moving, more efficiently and safely, perishable products throughout the global cold chain.

Activities & Achievements

Through his industry leadership, Nick co-founded the Integrated Food Chain Research Center at Georgia Tech. In addition, Nick chaired the SQF technical sub-committee for transportation and warehousing in developing the Guidance Document for companies worldwide seeking SQF certification. Nick is also a Fellow at the St. Onge Institute, where he has consulted on developing socially responsible and sustainable food chains that have direct benefit on the underserved populations throughout the United States.


Nick has an MBA from The Weatherhead School of Management at Case, an MA from Kent State University and a BA (Magna cum Laude) from LaSalle College.

Nick Pacitti