Foodservice equipment industry veteran comes over from Manitowoc.

Jeff Herren was named vice president of regional sales for Blodgett Ovens, a division of the Middleby Corporation. Based in central California, he will be responsible for Blodgett's west coast territory.

Prior to joining Blodgett, Herren was a field marketing manager and area vice president with Manitowoc Foodservice. Prior to joining Manitowoc, Herren also held positions with Vulcan, Unified Brands and Win-Holt Equipment Group.