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Max Zakharenko Named President of Middleby Marshall

Mar. 17, 2021
Max Zakharenko has been named President of Middleby Marshall, a division of The Middleby Corporation. In this role he will be responsible for the strategy, product development, sales and day-to-day operations of the brands Middleby Marshall and CTX which are based and manufactured in Elgin, Ill.

“Max’s outstanding leadership is a reason why we currently have such positive momentum at the Middleby Marshall and CTX brands. Under his oversight, Middleby Marshall has developed new technologies that are quickly entering the market, greatly improved operational efficiencies, and reinforced our commitment to customer service,” said James K. Pool III, Middleby Chief Technology and Operations Officer. “This highly-respected brand, one of the oldest at Middleby, has been refreshed and is well-positioned for a promising future thanks in large part to Max’s commitment not only to the brand, but to its employees.”

Recently, Middleby Marshall introduced a new ventless conveyor oven, the largest and highest capacity available in the market. Soon, the new X-Series platform will be introduced to customers, a new generation of conveyor cooking technology from a long-trusted brand.

Before his promotion to division president, Max was Vice President of Finance and Administration for Middleby Marshall. Prior to joining Middleby Marshall in 2018, he was part of the Middleby corporate accounting team. Prior to joining Middleby in 2012 Max was with a Schaumburg-based CPA firm working with individual and corporate clients.

Max has a B.S. Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from DeVry University. Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.