The Vollrath Company announces that Brian Hedlund has been named Senior Vice President of Foodservice – US and Canada, which 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.
About The Vollrath Company
Founded in 1874 and based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, The Vollrath Company is a privately held, family-owned and, today, a six- and seventh-generation woman-owned company. It has 10 factories spread across the United States, Europe and China that manufacture products to exacting quality standards globally, backed by outstanding customer service. The company focuses on quality design, engineering and manufacturing across its business divisions for foodservice and custom and specialty products. For more information, visit vollrathcompany.com.
About Vollrath Foodservice
Vollrath Foodservice is a global leader in foodservice equipment and supplies that offers an expansive portfolio of award-winning, premium-quality 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.