Michael Potter was promoted to president of QualServ Solutions, a division of Middleby Corporation. He joined QualServ in August 2018 as an executive vice president.
In Potter’s new role for the Middleby Corp. subsidiary he will direct and oversee day-to-day operations including sales, engineering, marketing and accounting at QualServ’s Fort Smith, Ark., headquarters. In addition, Potter will oversee and manage the Follett fabrication operations in Poland.
“In a short time period Michael has refocused QualServ on value added design services, fabricated kitchen solutions and installation services for our restaurant customers and channel partners,” said Middleby CEO Tim FitzGerald. “Under his supervision QualServ has designed exclusive kitchen remodels for major chain accounts while launching a number of new product categories. With the Poland manufacturing operations now under his leadership, our goal is to expand QualServ into Europe and other overseas markets.”
Potter’s background includes working with SPG, an Atlanta-based provider of custom storage solutions as well as working with a variety of other companies.