Edward Don & Company hired Mike Bartoszek to serve as vice president of operations and Ryan Higgins to serve as regional sales manager for the Woodridge, Ill.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.
In his new position, Bartoszek becomes responsible for overseeing all of Edward Don & Company’s transportation and distribution centers across the United States. Prior to joining Edward Don & Company, he served for nearly seven years as the operations group leader for American Hotel Register Company. Bartoszek also spent 15 years with Lawson Products, another Chicago-based distributor.
In his new position, Higgins becomes responsible for managing sales teams and driving new business opportunities for the California and west coast region. Prior to joining Edward Don & Company, he served as vice president of sales for LaBottega, a provider of amenities, cosmetics and textiles to the luxury lodging industry. Higgins also spent 15 years at American Hotel Register, where he began as a territory manager and worked his way up to director of sales.