The Vollrath Company announced the promotion of Brian Hedlund as senior vice president of foodservice – U.S. and Canada. The role encompasses the business divisions of smallwares and countertop equipment, serving systems and 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,” CEO Paul Bartelt said. "This structural alignment will allow us to better serve our customers."
Hedlund joined Vollrath in September 2014 and previously served as vice president of equipment. Before joining Vollrath Company, he held the position of marketing manager at the Kohler Company, where he was responsible for leading product management within the bathroom fixture group.