- Published: March 30, 2020
- Written by The Editors
Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.
Welbilt made two senior management changes.
Harry Walden joined ColdZone as senior applications engineer to support manufacturing, sales, and customer technical support for the California maker of commercial refrigeration systems.
Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group (RSG) will sell its Master-Bilt and Nor-Lake refrigeration businesses to Ten Oaks Group, a family office focused exclusively on corporate divestitures. The closing is expected to occur in the next 45 days, per a Standex release announcing the deal.
Giorgio Di Giacomo was named vice president for APQ/Star Holdings Group, which is part of Middleby Corp.
Nissco, a dealer-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group, recognized 4 manufacturers with its Vendor of the Year Award and 14 factories with its New Horizons Award.
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies named Peterson Dining Hall at Camp Southern Ground the recipient of its 2020 Facility Design Project of the Year Award.
In a move aimed to help members grow and spur membership growth, PRIDE Centric Resources appointed Bryan Spencer to serve as director of business development for the Colorado-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group.
Dominique Morales was appointed marketing director for FOH.
Smart Care Equipment Solutions continued to grow via acquisition with its purchase of Advanced Mechanical Plus, an Ohio-based company that provides services commercial foodservice equipment and HVAC systems. This is Smart Care’s fifth acquisition and comes a few months after it purchased Texas-based Turbo Technicians.
Chipotle Mexican Grill CEO Brian Niccol was named chairman of the board for the fast-casual restaurant chain. Niccol replaces company founder Steve Ells, who held that position for two years. Neil Flanzraich will continue to serve as lead independent director.