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Biswas to Lead Middleby India

Brewer takes over Star on an interim basis.

Partha Biswas was promoted to group president of Middleby India. Replacing Biswas as president of the company's Star group on an interim basis is Dave Brewer, who will also continue to lead Middleby's national accounts team.

Biswas's responsibilities include overseeing multiple operations in India including the sales and service of all Middleby brands in India, including the recently acquired Celfrost. He will also manage the recently established shared service engineering team based in India supporting commercial, food processing and residential operations worldwide. Other responsibilities will include managing the production facilities in India, which are currently supporting Middleby food processing operations globally.

Since joining Middleby in April 2011, Biswas held various management positions within the company, including president of its Carter-Hoffmann, Nu-Vu, Doyon and CookTek lines. Prior to joining Middleby, Biswas held various senior leadership positions at ICI-AkzoNobel, BOC Gases, Sunrise Medical and Joerns Healthcare.