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Bettcher Promotes Steele to President

Bettcher Industries Inc. announced a trio of senior executive appointments, including the promotion of Ed Steele to president.

In addition, the Ohio-based foodservice equipment manufacturer promoted Mark Host to vice president of sales and hired Kyle Stoffer to serve as chief financial officer.

Steele joined Bettcher in 2012 as vice president of engineering and quality, subsequently receiving several promotions, most recently serving as vice president of operations. Prior to joining Bettcher, Steele held a variety of managerial roles in engineering, sales and service, including as vice president of engineering for a division of Danaher Corporation.

In his new role Host becomes responsible for the strategic direction of the company’s sales and service activities including worldwide distributor management, equipment sales and service. Host joined Bettcher Industries in March 2020 as North American director of sales. His background includes working with TOMRA Sorting Solutions.

Stoffer most recently served as vice president and chief financial officer at Master Fluid Solutions. His background also includes stints with Clarcor Engine Mobile Group and Eaton Corporation.