Thomas Holm, newly promoted to V.P.-Global Sales at Bettcher Industries, will be leading the worldwide sales efforts for the U.S. company and its subsidiary, Gainco. Holm joined Bettcher in 2012 as managing director of its European subsidiary in Lucerne, Switzerland. He previously held sales, business development and management positions at Scanvaegt International, a supplier of weighing, sorting, packaging/labeling, and inspection equipment and systems; and at FOSS, a Danish-based international provider of process control and analytical solutions to customers in the food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
T&S Brass and Bronze Works, a U.S.-based maker of foodservice and commercial plumbing products, has hired Cyndi Neoh as Regional Sales Manager for Southeast Asia. Neoh now manages T&S’s network of customers across several Southeast Asian nations, including Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, and the Philippines, and seeks to expand the company’s presence in the region. Neoh, a native of Malaysia, has previously worked in international sales and specializes in developing brand strategy and communications across multi-cultural platforms. T&S developed the first pre-rinse unit in 1947 and has facilities in China and Europe, as well as both coasts of the United States.
Tim Hortons, the Canadian café and bake shop that recently entered the UK, has appointed Kevin Hydes as its new Chief Finance & Commercial Officer to oversee the group’s business strategy, brand execution, and development in the UK. Tim Hortons—purchased in 2014 by Burger King owner Restaurant Brands—made its European debut in Glasgow last month; it plans to roll out stores to cities around the UK nationwide over the coming year. Hydes spent 11 years at Costa Coffee, overseeing the marketing function in the UK; more recently, he held the role of international and brand development director.