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Bassoul’s Retirement Triggers Executive Team Updates at Middleby Corp.

BassoulatFedSelim Bassoul, speaking at the FED Global Thought Leadership Summit 2016.
Selim Bassoul has retired from his role as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Middleby Corp. Company veteran Timothy FitzGerald was named CEO and a member of Middleby’s board of directors. David Brewer was promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer for the manufacturer of commercial foodservice equipment. And Gordon O’Brien, who has served as lead independent director of the Middleby board of directors since 2010, assumed the role of chairman of the board.