Jon O’Hern was appointed vice president of distributor sales for Hoshizaki America. He replaces Ken Hardisty, who is retiring after 30 years with the company.

Hardisty joined Hoshizaki America in February 1989 and went on to hold a variety of positions with the Georgia-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Since joining Hoshizaki America in 2013, O’Hern has served as both director of DC operations and director of new product development.