Lincat’s man for exports moves into Middleby Worldwide role

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Lincat’s head of export, Gareth Brown, has moved internally to the post of European sales director for Middleby Worldwide.

Mr Brown began his Middleby journey when he joined Lincat’s purchasing department in 2014, before progressing to the sales and export side of the business three years later.

His new role will see him supervise and spearhead the Middleby Europe sales team to ensure growth across all countries for all brands within its portfolio.

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Chris Jones, group president for Middleby Worldwide – Europe, said he expects Mr Brown to build on the relationships he has developed with European customers and partners during his time at Lincat.

“Gareth is a true leader and has shown his true passion and dedication for Middleby and our products during his time at Lincat. His move over to the Middleby Worldwide team will see Gareth grow the sales across Europe, lead the team and secure Middleby growth in the market.

“Gareth’s knowledge of the Middleby portfolio and business is second to none and I can’t wait to see where he takes the business.”

Mr Brown said he was excited to be joining the Middleby Worldwide team and representing several industry leading brands with a key focus on increasing turnover across Europe.

“I will be joining a team of leaders with a wealth of industry knowledge. The newly launched and highly anticipated Middleby Elite scheme will open the doors for our brands to a handful of selected partners who will lead with Middleby product and drive the business forward – just the first of many impressive things to come.”

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