Crane industry veteran takes on a new role within the foodservice industry. 

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE: MTW) announced that Robert Hund will assume the role of president of its foodservice group effective August 1 and report to Glen Tellock, the organization's chairman and chief executive officer.

Hund most recently served as an executive vice president of Manitowoc's Crane Care division, overseeing a global network of service and distribution centers for the company's 8 crane product lines across 19 countries. Prior to that position, Hund was vice president, worldwide marketing and product management, for Manitowoc Cranes. Hund's resume also includes working for Caterpillar, Inc.