Foodservice Equipment Reports

Gaylord Promotes Lukens To Top Sales Post

Gaylord Industries has made three appointments to its sales and service department. Leading off is the promotion of Bruce Lukens to director of sales and marketing; he’ll guide the sales, sales engineering and marketing departments. The veteran of more than 30 years at the company most recently served as director of engineering.

The Tualatin, Ore.-based ventilation maker also has hired Robert Carmichael, P.E., as an Atlanta-based regional sales manager and Jim Christle as a service engineer. Carmichael has more than 15 years of experience in the kitchen ventilation industry; he has been national sales manager for Commercial Stainless Fabricators and regional sales manager for CaptiveAire Systems.