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Steve Loughton leaves the catering equipment industry today after 45-year career

Steve Loughton leaves the catering equipment industry today after 45-year career

Steve Loughton will hand back the company car and office keys at 5pm this evening as he officially brings down the curtain on a glittering 45-year career in the catering equipment industry. But the boss of Hoshizaki UK isn’t planning on heading straight for the golf course or a Mediterranean beach just yet – instead

INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Hoshizaki’s Steve Loughton on building a business to serve the market’s needs

It is said that change presents one of the biggest barriers for any organisation to overcome, but you don’t need to tell Steve Loughton that. Having led some of the biggest foodservice equipment brands in the catering equipment industry over the past three decades, he has seen firsthand how people and businesses react in times

Simon Frost to head up chain accounts for Hoshizaki

Hoshizaki UK confirmed today that Simon Frost will join the company as director, sales and chain accounts from tomorrow. He replaces Paul Anderson, who will officially be joining Meiko on April 1 as its new UK managing director. Frost brings more than 30 years of industry knowledge to the Hoshizaki UK team and a significant

Gram brand will prevail under Hoshizaki umbrella

Steve Loughton is looking forward to the challenge of integrating Gram and Hoshizaki’s UK businesses as the firm prepares to operate under the proposed new company name of ‘Hoshizaki UK’ from January. The move will bring the two units together under a single corporate umbrella, which the manufacturer hopes will support its aspirations for market

Steve Loughton confirmed as new UK boss of Hoshizaki Gram

Industry stalwart Steve Loughton will take the reins at Hoshizaki UK from January 2017, it has been confirmed. Mr Loughton will step into the hotseat vacated by Glenn Roberts, who will be taking on a new role at BRITA Professional. The move comes as Hoshizaki and Gram UK prepare to operate under the integrated ‘Hoshizaki’