Johannes (Jan) Vergouwen has joined Premium Supply Co., Deer Park, N.Y., as COO. Vergouwen brings more than 25 years of executive, management, operational and corporate finance experience to the company. He joins Premium from N. Wasserstrom & Sons, where he handled facility expansion and infrastructure and staffing improvements while considerably growing revenue.
Paramount Restaurant Supply, Warren, R.I., has added Ken Lapponese to its team as an associate in its Stadium and Arena division. Lapponese served on the board of the International Association of Venue Managers and the National Association of Concessionaires.
Chad Slater, formerly of Buffalo Hotel Supply, has joined the sales force at FRS Charleston, North Charleston, S.C. Slater brings experience as a line cook and chef, and as an inside sales representative, to the post.