Foodservice Equipment Reports

Supplier Personnel Moves:

  • Globe Food Equipment Co. has appointed Denis Griesmer as v.p.-sales and marketing and Tony Quesenberry as director-service and customer support. Griesmer brings more than 20 years’ experience in foodservice sales management and marketing, including management posts at Enodis USA, Hobart Corp. and Scotsman Ice. At Globe, he will oversee expanding the manufacturer’s worldwide sales strategy; manage dealer, buying group and sales representative relationships; oversee all sales and marketing operations for the company. He will report directly to Globe Pres. Hilton Garner, and will work in conjunction with Tony Quesenberry, a veteran of six years at Globe and more than 30 years in the industry. As the new director of service and customer support, Quesenberry will continue management of the inside sales support team and his regional sales management responsibilities. Globe, based in Dayton, Ohio, manufactures food-prep and countertop cooking equipment.
  • Franklin Machine Products has tapped industry veteran Keith Raymond as its new national sales manager. Raymond’s resume includes sales management positions with Component Hardware Group, JHL Enterprises, Kason Industries, and Polar Ware Co. He also was president of a start-up manufacturer of commercial gaskets. At FMP, Raymond will manage the company’s regional sales managers and direct their efforts to grow the business with all market segments. FMP, based in Lumberton, N.J., manufactures and distributes equipment replacement parts and accessories.
  • R.F. Technologies, a supplier of quick-service and drive-through products, has appointed Phil Tondelli, CFSP, as vice president of sales. Tondelli brings to the post a deep background in the quick-service industry and more than 20 years of experience in both the dealer and manufacturer channels. He will oversee R.F. Technologies/Big Dog Surveillance Systems sales teams and market channels, and report directly to Tony DeLise, the Buffalo Grove, Ill., company’s president and COO.
  • TriMark USA has hired veteran marketing executive Patrick Maness as its corporate director of marketing.  He will report directly to Kimberley Gill Rimsza, corporate vice president and president of TriMark Gill, and indirectly to Jerry Hyman, corporate president and CEO. In this newly created position, Maness will work closely with corporate and divisional leadership on business development initiatives, strategic alliances and new-market entry strategies, including e-marketing strategies to maximize the use of electronic resources. In addition, he’ll work with divisional sales leadership on developing marketing programs. TriMark USA is headquartered in South Attleboro, Mass.

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