New Port Richey, Fla. - November 15, 2011 - Manitowoc Foodservice announces the promotion of Mark Richardson to the position of VP Sales Strategic & Global Accounts. In his new role, Richardson will be responsible for directing Advanced Cooking Technology (ACT) Sales Team while maintaining responsibility for ACT Marketing; focus on strategic direction and business development for 7-Eleven®, Retail Accounts, Starbucks®, IHOP Restaurants®, and Applebee's®.
Richardson has over 20 years of experience in foodservice business development with companies such as TurboChef® Technologies, MerryChef® Ltd., and Bunzl Catering Supplies in the United Kingdom. Previously, Richardson held commercial roles within Manitowoc Foodservice, most recently managing SUBWAY® restaurant chain and Dunkin Donuts®.
He holds a Bachelor's of Associate Degree in Hotel Management and Hospitality and will be located in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.