Vollrath Announces New Leadership Role for its Foodservice Division
Brian Hedlund has been named Senior Vice President of Foodservice – US and Canada forThe Vollrath Company. His position includes the business divisions Smallwares & Countertop Equipment, Serving Systems & Components and Stoelting Foodservice. In this new role, Hedlund will focus on capturing the synergies that exist across all Vollrath Foodservice product lines and executing growth and strategic initiatives within the business.
“This strategic organizational change in our Foodservice division is an important step in positioning Vollrath for continued growth in the future to make sure we serve our markets to meet their specific needs,” says Paul Bartelt, Vollrath president and CEO. "This structural alignment will allow us to better serve our customers."
Hedlund joined Vollrath in September of 2014 and previously served as Vice President Equipment. Before joining Vollrath Company, he held the position of Marketing Manager at the Kohler Company, responsible for leading product management within the bathroom fixture group. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Nevada-Reno, and his Master of Business Administration from Duke University.
Vollrath Foodservice is a leader in foodservice equipment and supplies, offering an expansive portfolio of commercial foodservice equipment including serving systems and components, countertop equipment and smallwares. Primarily produced and assembled in the United States, Vollrath’s products are manufactured to exacting quality standards globally, backed by outstanding customer service and extensive educational resources. For more details, visit vollrathfoodservice.com.