Key executives will remain on board to transition leadership.
Paul Peot was named president and CEO of Perlick Corporation. Peot succeeds interim CEO Fred Luehrs who retired on December 31, 2011.
To transition Perlick into its fifth generation of family ownership, Luehrs, along with Perlick family members and former co-CEO's Steve Bergum and Larry Molinari, will remain a part of the foodservice equipment manufacturer's board of directors.
Prior to joining Perlick, Peot served as global vice president of marketing and engineering for Enerpac and vice president of intellectual property and collaborative innovation at Master Lock Company.