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Maidaid lands ex-Hobart and Meiko salesman to drive private sector specification

Maidaid lands ex-Hobart and Meiko salesman to drive private sector specification

Warewashing and ice equipment supplier Maidaid Halcyon has appointed Simon Wale its new national accounts manager. Wale joins the team having held similar positions within the industry with Hobart, Meiko and most recently with Dawson Food Service Equipment as a national sales manager. Maidaid Halcyon’s sales director Julian Lambert commented: “Simon has many years’ experience

Scott Macdonald switches to Polpo just weeks after big Revolution unveil

Former Bill’s managing director Scott Macdonald has been named the new managing director of Polpo – just five weeks after Revolution Bars Group announced him as its director of food. Macdonald’s time at the bar and restaurant chain, where he was brought in to reinforce the development of its food offering across the entire Revolution

Middleby bulks up sales team with addition of demo chef

Catering Equipment firm Middleby UK has announced the appointment of Rob Fairhurst as its new  demonstration chef/national accounts manager. The office-based role, which commenced on 6th March, will see Fairhurst responsible for any demonstrations required at the company’s Wigan showroom. Sales director, Kenny Smith, said: “After many years of being the head chef of a

Time runs out for The Restaurant Group CEO as Board moves to replace him

Danny Breithaupt, CEO of The Restaurant Group for the past two years, has been ousted by the Board of the company with immediate effect. The company said in a statement that it has completed the initial phase of its operating strategy review, and has decided that a new leader is needed to implement the initial

Former Olympics chef moves into equipment sales with Frima

Frima UK has appointed a chef who worked on the delivery of catering for the 2012 London Olympics as its new regional sales manager for London. Darren Brinn, a highly experienced chef, has headed up large commercial contracts for several leading organisations including BT and GSK. Most recently he was executive chef at Aramark UK’s

Lincat grows sales team with two new appointments

British catering equipment manufacturer Lincat has announced the appointment of two new managers to its sales team. Simon Dann has joined the company as a national accounts manager, while Keith Shelly has been employed as regional sales manager – North East. The appointments follow Christian Jones’ recent promotion to distributor sales director. Dann (right) will

Kitchen ventilation provider beefs up support team

Heartfield Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) has announced the appointment of two new staff to manage its growing customer base and portfolio of project work following the successful launch of its new Kitchen Ventilation Division 18 months ago. Rose Lazell will join HVAC in a project administration and sales support role and Jim Dixon will