People On The Move
Jim Johnson has been named Director of Aftermarket Service at Accurex. He brings 40 years’ foodservice experience, including leadership roles in sales and aftermarket service for Illinois Tool Works/Hobart, Manitowoc Foodservice/Welbilt and Unified Brands to his new post leading Accurex’s national aftermarket strategy and implementation, primarily focused on building alliances with independent service partners to support system start-ups and provide warranty/post-warranty repair and maintenance on Accurex’s full line of products. The Schofield, Wis., ventilation maker also has appointed Deborah Parenza as Business Development Manager to create and manage key national accounts. She was most recently vice president of global chain sales at ACP Inc. (Accelerated Cooking Products).
Curtron Products has appointed David Schneider as Sales Manager to oversee all sales, marketing, product development, and distribution channels. Schneider joins the Pittsburgh maker of PVC strip doors, air doors and curtains, and facility safety products after serving as senior marketing manager for TMI Int’l., Curtron’s parent company. He has more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience, primarily on B2B sales through distribution channels.
Everidge, the Minneapolis manufacturer of walk-in coolers and freezers, blast chillers and prep tables, has named Peter Trebuschnoj as its V.P.-Operations. He’ll help lead all four company brands—CrownTonka, ThermalRite, ICS and LoTemp Doors—in strategic operational development. Trebuschnoj has spent 21 years working in industrial manufacturing; his most recent tenure was directing U.S. operations at Meridian Mfg.
Salvajor has hired Jim Ottmer, CFSP, as its new National Sales Manager. Ottmer joins the Kansas City, Mo.-based maker of foodwaste systems and disposers from the dealer side of the business; he spent 14 years with Rapids as v.p.-business development. In his new role at Salvajor, Ottmer will oversee buying groups, dealers and reps and help lead sales and marketing strategies.