Foodservice News & Trends

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.

Equipex Adds to Its Sales Team

Equipex promoted Eden Qudsieh to sales and marketing director, and added Felicia Whiting as national sales director.

Vollrath Restructures Sales Org

Vollrath Company promoted Henry Case and Jill VanMenxel from regional sales managers to director of sales roles, both of which are newly created positions within the Vollrath Foodservice division.

Singer EVI Adds Jamie Gwynne Lackey to Sales Team

Singer EVI added Jamie Gwynne Lackey to the newly created position of business development/sales manager. She will work with new clients to research their business and equipment needs for the foodservice design, equipment and supply company.

Brady Names Two New GMs

Brady, a full-line janitorial supply, equipment and foodservice distributor, promoted Alex Hay to general manager of its Denver operation and Trevor Foden to general manager of its Reno operation.

Irinox Adds Two Culinary Pros to its Team

Irinox announced two updates to its sales team. Frank Becker joined the company as Southeast sales manager and corporate chef. Effective May 1, Michael Marsh will join Irinox as upper Midwest sales manager and corporate chef.

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Adds Former MOOYAH Executive for Leadership Role

With the hiring of restaurant industry veteran Michael Mabry to serve as its first-ever chief development officer, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop capped off an active four-month period spent rounding out its leadership team. During that time, Fuzzy’s also promoted Kevin Rychel to serve as vice president of operations and appointed Samir Wattar and Laura Purser to serve as vice president of supply chain and vice president of marketing, respectively.

Standex Refrigerated Solutions Adds to Sales Operations Team

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Dan Hinkle was named vice president of sales operations for Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group. In his new role, Hinkle will work with the manufacturer’s the Master-Bilt and Nor-Lake lines.

Hinkle’s 10-plus years experience in the foodservice equipment industry includes working with such companies as Welbilt, Staco Energy Products and the Hobart Corporation.

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