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KaTom Adds Chief Strategy Officer

Foodservice equipment and supplies dealer KaTom Restaurant Supply Inc. appointed William Seale to serve as chief strategy officer.

Seale most recently served as vice president general counsel and assistant secretary for Bush Brothers & Company. In this role he led the External Affairs Department, the group responsible for food safety, legal and regulatory matters, and industry affairs. His general counsel duties included corporate governance, commercial contracts, employment and labor issues, ERISA compliance and general benefits matters as well as all litigation.

Seale is also Of Counsel with Wimberly Lawson, where he has practiced labor and employment law for 40 years.

KaTom reported annual revenues of $158.46 million in 2018, making it the country’s 11th largest foodservice equipment and supplies dealer, according to FE&S’ 2019 Distribution Giants Study.