Foodservice equipment industry veteran Valerie Hanson is the new western regional vice president for the APW Wyott, Bakers Pride, Star Holdings Group, which is part of The Middleby Corporation.

valerie hansonValerie HansonHanson’s background includes serving as national accounts and regional sales manager for Beverage-Air. She also served as a business development specialist for Avanti Restaurant Solutions, a California-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.

In addition to APW, Bakers Pride and Star Holdings, this Middleby group also includes Holman, Lang, Toastmaster, Wells and Wells Ventless.