People On The Move
Kitchens To Go built by Carlin has welcomed Michael J. Morgan as an Account Executive. Morgan will oversee the northeast region for the Naperville, Ill., maker of mobile and modular kitchens, supporting client acquisition, qualification, and development. He joins the KTG team with more than 25 years of progressive experience in the foodservice equipment and HVAC industries, primarily with sales management, product management, and local manufacturer’s representation. Most recently Morgan was with CaptiveAire Systems as sales development manager. He also serves as chair of ASHRAE’s Technical Committee Commercial Kitchen Ventilation (TC 5.10).
KPS Global, the Fort Worth, Texas, maker of insulated panel systems, has named Dave Walker as Strategic Accounts Manager. Walker has 20 years of experience in account management, including tenure at KPS as an inside sales estimator, account manager for dealers and large supermarket chains, and team lead for all West Coast supermarket chains.
Master-Bilt/Standex has promoted Bret Eldridge to Director of National Accounts. He previously served as the New Albany, Miss., company’s regional sales manager for the Midwest and Northeast regions of the U.S., as well as eastern Canada. Eldridge’s professional background includes tenure as a senior executive with several restaurant operators.
Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group (RSG) recently named Bryan Wadie as V.P.-Operational Excellence. He reports directly to Kevin Fink, President of Standex RSG, which is comprised of Master-Bilt, in New Albany, Miss., and Nor-Lake, in Hudson, Wis. In his new role, Wadie will lead cross-divisional activities and collaborate with quality, continuous improvement/Lean and strategic sourcing across both brands.
Chris Homewood has joined TriMark USA as President of San Francisco-based TriMark Economy. He’ll serve alongside Chief Operating Officer Richard Michka, who will be retiring in September, and Jeff Weinstock, who will now focus his efforts more on business development and retail sales. Homewood joins TriMark from Ross Stores, where he served as v.p.-operations. He has experience in major retail store reorganizations and remodels, developing sales strategies and operational synergies for complex markets.