Champion Industries, manufacturer of commercial warewashing systems, named Chris Richelieu its western regional manager for Champion and Bi-Line Conveyor Systems and Tom Gatschet a product specialist for the company.

A 25-year veteran of the foodservice industry, Richelieu will oversee the Champion sales and marketing efforts within the western region from his current office in Boise, Idaho.

As a product specialist, Gatschet will focus on both sales and service, providing installation supervision along with increased service support for customers.