Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.
David Pace will become the next chief executive officer for Jamba Inc., which owns and franchises Jamba Juice stores. In addition, Richard Federico, a member of Jamba’s board of directors since 2006, will assume the role of chairman of the board effective immediately.
Grindmaster-Cecilware, a Louisville, Ky.-based foodservice equipment manufacturer, hired David Williams to serve as national account director and Gregory Meyer to serve as director of engineering.
The Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI) honored the accomplishments of 12 foodservice professionals with its biennial awards.
Rosetto Services has added W3 to its network of independent manufacturers’ reps. W3 will represent Rosetto in Texas and Oklahoma.
Southern California foodservice equipment and supplies dealer enhances its restaurant consulting and commercial kitchen professional services.
Champion Industries named Erik Nommsen president of the Champion Group, which includes the Champion, Moyer Diebel and Bi-Line brands.
TGI Fridays appointed Robert Palleschi to serve as president and chief executive officer, effective Feb. 8, 2016. Palleschi replaces Nick Shepherd, who stepped down from the company in October 2015.
Walter Trapp joined Unified Brands as a product line specialist for the multiline manufacturer’s cooking category of commercial foodservice equipment.