- Blodgett has named Tim Thaler as its new v.p.-sales and marketing. The 27-year company veteran, most recently director of sales and national accounts, will oversee all sales, marketing and training programs for the Burlington, Vt., company. Blodgett is part of Middleby Corp.
- Colburn & Guyette has moved to new offices. The consulting and design firm helmed by Todd Guyette is now based at 100 Ledgewood Place, Ste. 104, Rockland, Mass. 02370. Phone: 781/826-5522 or 800/343-3310.
- Ice-O-Matic has elevated Linda Gregory to a new post as director of strategic accounts. Gregory had been national accounts manager for the previous 11 years. Her foodservice industry resume includes sales roles at SerVend Int’l., Coca-Cola and Norm’s Refrigeration. Jeff Mote, a veteran of more than 10 years as director of retail national accounts with Standex Cooking Solutions Group, succeeds Gregory as national accounts manager of Denver-based Ice-O-Matic.
- Unified Brands had added Jorge Paredes Diaz as its news Latin American business-development manager. He will oversee the marketplace for Unified Brands’ A la Cart, Avtec, Groen, Power Soak and Randell product lines. Paredes Diaz has 12 years of Latin American foodservice development; most recently, he was international business development manager for Tinsley Weiss and Associates. Unified Brands, a division of Dover Corp., is headquartered in Jackson, Miss.