Hoshizaki America made three new hires: Bret Eldridge, director of national accounts; Rod Johnson, director of consultant services and Ty Jones, director of e-Commerce strategy.

Eldridge most recently led Masterbilt’s chain account efforts at Standex. Earlier in his career he spent time in senior roles within different quick-serve restaurants and family dining chain chains.

Johnson previously owned an independent manufacturers’ rep firm which he ultimately sold to Acosta. He most recently served as a regional sales manager for Masterbilt covering the manufacturer’s northeastern territory.

Jones’ foodservice industry experience includes working with Manitowoc (now doing business as Welbilt) in such roles as project manager and in field marketing. He most recently served as sales director for a bagged ice company.