Two internal Middleby executives have been promoted to senior leadership roles with Middleby brands TurboChef and CookTek, based in Carrollton, Texas.

Middleby today announced senior management promotions at Middleby Marshall, based in Elgin, Ill. David Shave has been named President and Andrea Coldwell has been appointed General Manager of the Middleby Marshall and CTX brands.

Elgin, Ill., January 16, 2024 – The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced the expansion of its Board of Directors with the appointment of Stephen Scherger and Tejas Shah.

Robyn Dean has been promoted to President of the F.R. Drake Company, a global leader in the manufacture of industrial food loading equipment and a Middleby Food Processing brand.

Middleby (NASDAQ: MIDD) announced today the retirement of Chief Risk and Administration Officer Martin M. Lindsay and the appointment of two company officers. Brittany Cerwin was named Chief Accounting Officer and Matthew Fuchsen was named Chief Development Officer of the company.

Norm Buggele, Middleby Executive Vice President and COO of CVTek and RapidPak has been promoted to the position of president for both brands. CV-Tek (modified atmosphere, bulk and case ready packaging), and RapidPak (horizontal form-fill-seal packaging).

The Middleby Corporation announced the promotion of three Middleby Residential senior executives. Middleby Residential is a well-known group of highly respected appliance brands for premium home kitchen solutions and innovation for the outdoor cooking enthusiast.

Jade Range and Beech Ovens (Jade-Beech) are pleased to announce the addition of highly-respected industry professionals, Kurt Eickmeyer and Phil Eaton to the leadership team. The company also announced the promotion of two senior executives, Cael Goodin and Edgar Burgos, within the company.

–Karol Mae Atotubo has been named General Manager of the three business units of Middleby Philippines. Ms. Atotubo will direct and oversee the Middleby Worldwide, the Philippines import distribution, the Middleby Philippines Corporation which designs and manufactures commercial foodservice equipment and the regional Middleby Residential Viking showroom and associated sales.

The Middleby Corporation announced today the appointment of Danielle Mason to the newly-created position of Director of Consultant Services.

Dan Welch has been promoted to General Manager of Wild Goose Filling, based in Louisville, Colo. The company, part of the Middleby Beverage Group, designs and manufactures beverage canning and bottling systems with expertise in craft brewing

Gwen Bialas has been promoted to President of Middleby brands Carter-Hoffmann Doyon and Nu-Vu. Carter-Hoffman is based in Mundelein, Ill., while Doyon and Nu-Vu are headquartered in Menominee, Mich.

Marlowe Parker has been promoted to President of Deutsche Beverage Technologies based in Charlotte, N.C. The company, part of the Middleby Beverage Group, designs and manufactures brewery and other sanitary process equipment.

Matt Wise has been promoted to President of Imperial Range. In this role he will lead brand strategy and oversee the day-to-day activities of sales, engineering, accounting and operations at the Corona, Calif. facility. Matt succeeds longtime Imperial CEO Peter Spenuzza who retired at the end of 2021.

Jay Fiske has been promoted to President of Powerhouse Dynamics, based in Newton, Mass. In this position he will lead all strategic and day-to-day company operations. Powerhouse Dynamics provides Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to leading restaurant, foodservice, and retail outlets, delivering real-time control, automation, and analytics to operators.

Jaime Nau has been promoted to President of Middleby Global & Strategic Accounts. In this position Jaime will oversee the Middleby national account teams that work with global restaurant chains, convenience stores, retail outlets, government programs and other strategic accounts.

Middleby Food Processing today announced the appointment of Tom Betley to President of Alkar, Inc. Mr. Betley will be responsible for day-to-day operations, engineering, sales, and marketing. He succeeds Tim Moskal who will be retiring.

Follett Products LLC today announced two senior management promotions. Mike Raycher has been named General Manager and Jeff Maybruck has been elevated to Senior Vice President of Operations. Both will be based at the Follett headquarters in Easton, Penn.

Karl Searl has been promoted to President of Pitco Frialator, overseeing the operations of Middleby fryer brands Pitco, Ultrafryer and Anets, manufactured in Bow, N.H.

Kyle Wilson has been promoted to Chef de Cuisine for Middleby Culinary.

Middleby today announced the promotion of Chris Duffy to President of the Middleby Coffee Solutions Group. In this role, he will be responsible for the strategy, product development, sales, and day-to-day operations of the brands Synesso, Concordia and Bloomfield based in Seattle.

Michael Potter has been promoted to Middleby Group President , expanding his responsibilities to lead Middleby fryer brands Pitco, Ultrafryer and Anets. He will direct and oversee day-to-day operations of the brands, which are headquartered at their manufacturing facilities in Bow, N.H. Michael will continue to be responsible for QualServ Solutions in Fort Smith, Ark. and Follett Europe in Poland, both primarily fabrication facilities.

Wayne Froehlich has been promoted to President of Automatic Bar Controls, part of the Middleby Beverage Group. In this role he will oversee all aspects of the beverage brands Wunder-Bar, JoeTap, Starline, and Bloomfield.

The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced the retirement of Chief Operating Officer David Brewer, effective at the end of 2021.

The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced promotions expanding the executive team. The new roles will support the execution of key strategic initiatives and continued growth at leading business segments within the company.

Nicholas Benz has joined Middleby Food Processing Group as Scanico A/S Sales Manager, US and Canada, effective January 1, 2021. He is responsible for expanding Scanico impingement and spiral freezer sales within the protein and bakery segments along with providing complete Middleby line solutions.

Elgin, Ill. (October 12, 2020) – The Middleby Corporation today announced the promotion of Alexander Poulos to President of Jade Range and Beech Ovens. In his expanded role, Lex will be responsible for the operations, engineering, sales and marketing for the two well-known brands while undertaking corporate initiatives.

Follett Products, LLC is proud to announce that Michael Raycher has been promoted to Executive Vice-President of Sales. In his new role, Mike will be responsible for all aspects of Follett’s sales objectives and initiatives. This includes the Foodservice, Healthcare, Life Science and Workplace segments – both for domestic and international markets

Middleby Group President John Perruccio has expanded his responsibilities. Effective immediately, John will be responsible for leading and managing the Middleby buying group and dealer strategy.

The Middleby Corporation is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Taffer’s Tavern, a newly-developed, modern tavern concept developed by Jon Taffer. Known as an award-winning hospitality mogul and best-selling author, Jon is also executive producer and host of the popular show Bar Rescue.

Dallas, Tex. (March 12, 2020) — Giorgio Di Giacomo has joined Middleby as International Vice President for the APW/Star Holdings Group. The group consistes of the brands APW Wyott, Bakers Pride, Holman, Lang, MagiKitch’n, Star, Toastmaster and Wells. In his new role Di Giacomo will be responsible for the development and management of international business across all global markets outside of North America and Latin America for all of the brands in the group.

ELGIN, Ill. (March 11, 2020) – The Middleby Corporation announced today the appointment of Hannah Guy to the newly created position of Consultant Services Manager, Middleby Beverage Brands, effective immediately.

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Elgin Ill. (February 4, 2020) – Erica Havers has been promoted to President of Blodgett Oven Group, effective immediately. In her new role she will direct and oversee the Middleby brands Blodgett, Perfect Fry, Marsal and BKI, all of which are manufactured in Essex, Vt.

Evo, Inc. announced that Dennis Francis was recently promoted to Vice President Sales & Middleby Ventless Solutions - Foodservice Accounts.

Jim Minard has been appointed COO for Taylor Company.

Chris Jones, Group Managing Director of Lincat, IMC and Britannia, will embark on a new role today as he also takes charge of the Commercial Foodservice arm of Middleby UK.

April Shaw has joined Blodgett as the Vice President of Combi Sales, where she will lead the sales, marketing and strategic initiatives of Blodgett Combi. April joins Blodgett with more than a decade of combi sales and cooking experience.

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Leo Ji Joins Middleby China

Oct. 1, 2019

Leo Ji has been named Senior Sales Director for China and East Asia.

APW | Bakers Pride | Star Holdings Group announced that industry veteran Barry Blalock, CFSP was recently promoted to Vice President of Chain Accounts.

Scott Jordan has been named President of Star Manufacturing, where he will lead the day-to-day operations and strategy of the Middleby brands Star, Lang, Wells and Toastmaster.

The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced the addition of Robert A. Nerbonne to the Middleby Corporation Board of Directors

Scott Heim has been named President of Middleby Ventless Solutions.

The Taylor Company recently announced Rachel Pierce has joined the team as Strategic Director of Sales.

The Middleby Corporation today announced Michael Potter has been named President of QualServ Solutions.

The Taylor Company recently announced the promotion of industry veteran Kelly McWilliams to Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing. With Kelly’s promotion, Greg Pryal has accepted the role as Director of Sales-North America.

The Middleby Corporation announced today the promotion and appointment of Meghan Daro to the newly-created position of Vice President of Consultant Services. She moves to her new corporate position from Follett Ice, a division of Middleby.

Vacaville, Calif. – Automatic Bar Controls, Inc., a division of the Middleby Corporation, has named industry veteran Wayne Froehlich as General Manager. Froehlich will oversee the Automatic Bar Control beverage brands Wunder-Bar, JoeTap, Starline, and Bloomfield.

The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) (“Middleby” or “the company”) today announced Selim Bassoul is retiring from his role as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Timothy FitzGerald has been named Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. FitzGerald has been instrumental in the development and execution of the company strategy since joining in 1998 and having served as Chief Financial Officer since 2003. These changes are effective as of February 16, 2019.

Hilton Garner, President of Globe Food Equipment Co., will retire effective April 1, 2019. Kevin Woods, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the company, has been named President. Garner and Woods will work together over the next few months to ensure a seamless transition. Hilton retires from Globe with 40 years in the commercial foodservice industry and 27 years at Globe.

Kevin Brown, President of Viking Range, LLC was recently recognized at this year’s Top CEO Awards presented by the Mississippi Business Journal. This selection honors the most powerful and influential business leaders in Mississippi who are senior decision-makers and are making a significant impact in their business. Brown and the other recipients were honored during a special reception Jan. 31, at the Old Capital Inn in Jackson, MS.

Following a career spanning more than three decades, The Middleby Corporation announces the retirement of Steve Follett, President of Follett LLC. He will be succeeded by industry veteran Korey Kohl, currently Middleby Group President overseeing the Middleby Beverage Group. Steve and Korey will work together on a seamless transition in the first quarter of 2019.