Hot Side Manufacturer Boosts National Accounts Support

Ben Leingang and Joe Arvin step into roles to support and serve key national customers. Photos courtesy of Alto-Shaam.

Alto-Shaam has made two senior appointments to its national accounts support team.

The manufacturer promoted Ben Leingang to director of national accounts. Leingang will be responsible for continuing to develop and grow relationships with key domestic national accounts, ensuring year on year growth targets continue to be achieved. Leingang joined Alto-Shaam in 2019 as a corporate executive chef before being promoted to associate director of national accounts in 2021, with a key focus of growing accounts within the c-store and supermarket segments.

Also joining the team, Joe Arvin has taken on the role of director of business and culinary development, national accounts. Arvin will similarly be responsible for supporting and serving key national customers, with a primary focus on the development and generation of new national and regional customers, and forging relationships to help the business achieve its new business targets.

An award-winning chef, Arvin has more than 20 years’ experience working in the foodservice industry. Prior to joining Alto-Shaam, Arvin spent five years at a kitchen equipment manufacturer working as a global corporate chef and national account manager. Back in 2012, Arvin appeared on the CBS show “Big Brother” and was featured as a chef on “Cutthroat Kitchen” and various other culinary television shows.


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