Versele Global Marketing, the Harelbeke, Belgium, sales agent for American manufacturers in Europe, has changed management while maintaining continuity. After 20 years, company founder Jean-Francois Versele has ceded control of Versele Global Marketing and 10-year-old Versele Logistic Services to Mieke Vanacker and Jurgen Dobbelaere. Vanacker led her family business before joining VGM/VLS nine years ago. She has experience in the firms’ operations and accounting arenas and has served as v.p.-operations and finance since the beginning of the year. Dobbelaere is a 15-year veteran of business across the continent, including Russia and Eastern Europe.
Sammic Corp. has moved its U.S. headquarters and distribution facility to suburban Chicago. Sammic US is now based at 1225 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL 60202. Phone: 224/307-2232; fax: 847/905-0671. The Spanish-based manufacturer of warewashing, food-prep and sous-vide equipment is hosting an open house Nov. 17-21 at its new office and showroom. Neal Pearlman is director-sales for Sammic US, Julen Ibarzabal heads operations and accounting and Takisha Keys oversees administration and operations.