Foodservice Equipment Reports

Hestan Adds New V.P. Of Sales

Hestan Commercial has brought on board Basil Larkin as Vice President of Sales. Larkin joins the cooking equipment manufacturer from Craftsman Republic, where he served as chief sales officer. Earlier, he spent two years as vice president-sales and marketing at Lynx Grills, where he oversaw sales organization and strategy, distribution management, and marketing and product management. Larkin earlier held several senior management roles at Viking Range, Whirlpool Corp., BSH Home Appliances, and HADCO.

“We are extremely proud to have Basil on board,” said Eric Deng, General Manager at Hestan Commercial. “His leadership, charisma, and work ethic speaks for itself. We look forward to making some serious waves in the marketplace with him on our team. Hestan Commercial is committed to hiring the best talent in the industry.”

Larkin joins the Hestan Commercial team at its Anaheim, Calif., headquarters, which includes a new 70,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, showroom, test kitchen and certified test lab. Hestan is a subsidiary of Meyer Corp., the largest cookware supplier in the United States.

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