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.