The Legacy Companies hired Elizabeth Price as vice president of merchandising and channel development for its commercial brands. In her role, Price will oversee several functions related to The Legacy Company’s commercial brands, including customer service, purchasing & demand planning, and product management.
Tech24 has acquired Total Mechanical Repair Services.
Hospeco Brands Group, a manufacturer of cleaning and protection products that serves the janitorial, industrial supply, foodservice, healthcare, and hospitality markets, has promoted Brett Snow to the new position of senior director corporate accounts – janitorial/sanitary and foodservice.
Wisconsin-based foodservice equipment manufacturer Alto-Shaam made two appointments to its national accounts team: Ben Leingang was promoted to director of national accounts and Joe Arvin was appointed director of business and culinary development, national accounts.
Longtime TriMark executive Jay Blitstein has transitioned to a new role with the company. Blitstein now serves as regional vice president for Northern California for the Massachusetts-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.
Carl Bachmann will become chief executive officer of multiconcept operator BurgerFi International, Inc., effective July 10. BurgerFi International is the parent company for both the burger chain that operates under the same name as well as Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza.
National Equipment Co., a Wheeling, West Va.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer, has opened a location in Morgantown. This represents the company’s second brick-and-mortar location.
Emerson Climate Technologies has changed its name and will now go to market as Copeland.
Jessica Shelly, director, student dining services, Cincinnati Public Schools, was named the 2023 Gold Plate Award winner by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA).
Local Kitchens tapped former Veggie Grill co-president Jay Gentile to serve as head of operations. As his title implies, Gentile will oversee kitchen operations with a particular focus on the optimization of supply chains and the launch of new locations.
José Alberto Dueñas will take over as CEO of Panera Brands starting July 1, 2023.