In a move that signifies further integration to come, Chris Duffy was promoted to president of the Middleby Coffee Solutions Group. In this role, he will be responsible for the strategy, product development, sales, and day-to-day operations of the brands Synesso, Concordia and Bloomfield based in Seattle.
“Chris also has deep experience with brand and personnel integration,” Kohl says. “This will benefit the Coffee Solutions Group as we strengthen our presence through combining the Synesso, Concordia, and Bloomfield brands as one team in a primary facility.”
Duffy joined Middleby in 2019 as vice president of finance for the company’s Pitco line. He came to Middleby after having served as division controller at Pizza Hut International. Prior to holding that position within YUM! he held various roles within Yum! finance in Louisville, Ky. Before joining YUM!, Duffy was with PwC in the assurance practice.