APW/Bakers Pride/Star Holdings Appoints Western Regional VP
Valerie Hanson has joined the APW/Bakers Pride/Star Holdings Group as western regional vice president of sales; she’ll report to Group Vice President Dave Hinton.
In her new role, Hanson’s tasked with accelerating market growth for each of the group’s brands within her territory. The group includes APW, Bakers Pride, Holman, Lang, Star, Toastmaster, Wells and Wells Ventless.
Hanson comes from within the commercial foodservice equipment industry, having previously served as national accounts and regional sales manager at Beverage-Air, an Ali Group North America brand. She began her industry run in 2014 as a business development specialist with Avanti Restaurant Solutions.