Karol Mae Atotubo was appointed general manager of the three business units of Middleby Philippines.
Atotubo will direct and oversee Middleby Worldwide, the Philippines import distribution, the Middleby Philippines Corp., which designs and manufactures commercial foodservice equipment and the regional Middleby Residential Viking showroom and associated sales.
In her new role, Atotubo will lead an effort for deeper integration among the Middleby business in the region, per a company release.
Overall, Atotubo has more than 17 years of experience. She comes to Middleby from Fresh N’ Famous Food Inc., (DBA Chowking), a subsidiary of Jollibee Foods Corporation. Atotubo joined Fresh N’ Famous in 2004 and most recently served as assistant vice president - restaurant systems head where she was responsible for designing, standardizing, and implementing restaurant operating systems.