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Grindmaster-Cecilware Names Ibrahim Senior V.P. Operations

Nestor Ibrahim, CFSP, has joined Grindmaster-Cecilware as senior v.p.-operations. He will be responsible for all operational functions of the company, including manufacturing, supply chain and industrial engineering.

Ibrahim is a long-time industry veteran. He most recently served as president of the Star Holdings div. of Middleby Corp.; he also held other top executive titles at Middleby, including president of Southbend and vice president of corporate supply chain. He also spent a number of years at Stainless Inc./Franke  as v.p.-materials management and global corporate procurement.

Grindmaster-Cecilware CEO Mike Tinsley says, “Nestor’s long, successful career in senior management roles in the commercial foodservice industry speaks for itself. We are thrilled that he has chosen to join our team, and I personally look forward to working closely with him to grow and improve our company.”

The company also has appointed David Dudding as CFO; in addition to overseeing all financial matters, he will play a key role in determining business strategy.

The Louisville, Ky., manufacturer is owned and managed by BNY Mezzanine Partners, L.P.

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