Jennifer Ward To Head National Accounts For Ali Group North America - 02/10/2016
Ali Group has promoted Jennifer Ward to the newly created position of Vice President-National Accounts for Ali Group North America. Starting April 1, Ward will oversee national accounts relationships on behalf of Ali Group North...
In Memoriam: Bob (Raymond) Costantini - 02/10/2016
Longtime industry member Robert Costantini Sr., known by many by his professional name, Bob Raymond, has died. He was 80 years old. The youngest son of Italian immigrants, Costantini began his career in foodservice in 1958. As...
ESOP Announced At Best Restaurant Equipment & Design - 02/10/2016
Best Restaurant Equipment & Design, closely held since its founding in 1987, is now employee-owned. The three stockholders in the Columbus, Ohio, dealer—Jim Hanson, Mike Stasko and Gene Yosick—sold their employees 100% of the...
FEDA Offers Compensation And Benefits Survey - 02/10/2016
FEDA continues to gear up for its 2016 Annual Convention next month in Tucson. “Who Moved My Model? How to Deal with the Changing Landscape and its Impact on Your Company,” is slated to run March 30-April 3 at the JW Marriott...
In Memoriam: AyrKing’s Donald King - 02/10/2016
Donald E. King, longtime NAFEM member and chairman of AyrKing Corp., Louisville, Ky., has died. He was 76. King, a mechanical engineer, founded AyrKing in 1972. He would go on to earn patents in the U.S. and Canada. His first...
NRA’s Performance Index Crashed In December - 02/10/2016
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index took an unexpected nose-dive in the December survey. The index dropped 1.6 points and ended at 99.7, below the 100 level that separates expansion from...
Personnel Moves: - 02/10/2016
The Homer Laughlin China Co. has elevated Katie McIlvain to the position of Foodservice and General Marketing Manager. A six-year veteran of HLC, McIlvain takes responsibility for end-user commercial and non-commercial...
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