Carpigiani Scoops Up Nielsen to Head McDonald’s Account
Dianna Nielsen has joined Carpigiani/Ali Group as vice president of McDonald’s global account.
Nielsen, a 27-year veteran of the E&S industry, will assist in overall group support and development initiatives with her primary focus on McDonald’s. She reports to Penny Klingler, executive v.p.-sales and marketing, at the Winston-Salem, N.C., manufacturer.
Nielsen brings Carpigiani extensive experience with the burger chain and ice cream and gelato equipment. She joins the company from Taylor Co./Middleby, where she held the same title as vice president of McDonald’s global account and focused on customer needs, equipment solutions and ew product development. Prior to that, she held a national account management role with Delfield Co.