Vollrath Beefs Up Sales Team With East Regional Sales Manager

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Courtesy of The Vollrath Co.

The Vollrath Co. has added to its team with the hiring of Walter Bates as east regional sales manager. He will manage and develop field sales managers and manufacturers’ representative groups from Maine to Florida.

Bates joins the Sheboygan, Wis.-based smallwares and countertop equipment maker from White Cap Construction Supply, where he served as the national account manager. He also has previous sales and management experience in the foodservice industry.

“With extensive experience, Walter is a proven leader with a wealth of knowledge in managing relationships, developing new accounts and growing territory sales in various professional settings,” says Jill VanMenxel, director of sales for smallwares and countertop equipment at Vollrath, in a press release. “We’re thrilled to welcome him to the company’s sales leadership team.”

The Vollrath Co. has 10 manufacturing factories across the U.S., Europe and China.


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