- Published: February 15, 2019
- 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.
Tuxton China Inc. hired Pamela Perkins to serve as Western regional sales manager.
Diversified Foodservice Supply (DFS) named Keith Kelly vice president and general manager of its Tundra Restaurant Supply division. He replaces Cara Schlarb, who became vice president, merchandising and product development for DFS.
Nyco Products Company promoted Brendan Cavanagh to vice president of sales.
Michael Stasko was appointed president and CEO of BEST Restaurant Equipment and Design, a Columbus, Ohio-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership. Stasko succeeds Jim Hanson, who becomes executive chairman of the board.
As part of its effort to build a national network of service technicians, Smart Care Equipment Solutions has acquired Mid-South Maintenance, a provider of commercial kitchen equipment repair and maintenance services to the commercial foodservice industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Professional Reps, an independent manufacturers’ rep firm, promoted several longtime associates and made several new hires for its Midwest and Rocky Mountain territories.
The National Restaurant Association and its Educational Foundation announced their new slates of board officers and directors. Joe Essa, president and CEO of Wolfgang Puck Worldwide Inc., will serve as chair of the National Restaurant Association, and Geoff Hill, managing director of Roark Capital Group, will serve as chair of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.