Franke Foodservice Systems
, a leading provider of comprehensive foodservice systems and services, announced Dennis Appel as president of its Americas business unit effective immediately. Appel will report directly to Christian Mathesis, CEO of the global Foodservice Systems Division of Franke Group.
Most recently, Appel served of vice president commercial and industrial solutions at Modine Manufacturing in Racine, Wis., where he oversaw multiple business units and manufacturing locations in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Previously, he was president of a division of Luvata, a London-based metals and manufacturing group.