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Manitowoc Names Pair of Vice Presidents

Chiarot and Veder gain new responsibilities for the multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Manitowoc Foodservice announced the promotion of a pair of vice presidents. Mary Chiarot is the vice president and general manager of Garland Canada and Kathy Veder was promoted to the newly created position of vice president global accounts, Wendy's, Chick-fil-A, and Arby's.

In her new role, Chiarot will have overall responsibility for Garland Canada, which handles distribution for Manitowoc Foodservice's products in Canada. Previously, Chiarot served as the vice president of marketing with the Garland Group. Prior to joining Manitowoc, she held a variety of leadership roles with Whirlpool Canada and General Electric Canada.

In her new role, Veder will focus on marketing initiatives including strategic direction, product line management, business development and customer service. Previously, Veder served as the vice president of marketing with Frymaster.