January 7, 2014 |

PITCO NAMES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL SALES

By Pizza Today


Eric AndersonConcord, NH (January 6, 2013) – Pitco Frialator, Inc., home to the Pitco, MagiKitch’n, Anets, and Perfect Fry brands is pleased to announce the arrival of Eric Anderson as Vice President of International Sales effective January 3, 2014.

Eric is relocating from Australia, where he was most recently a Regional Director for Manitowoc Foodservice. Eric has spent 20 years in the sales and marketing sector of the food service equipment industry, the last 15 of which was internationally focused. Eric has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science/International Relations from the University of Nebraska. He was awarded his master’s degree, with honors, from the American Graduate School of International Management in Arizona. Eric is also an industry Certified Foodservice Professional (CFSP).

Pitco Frialator, based in Bow, New Hampshire, has seen significant growth during the past ten years thanks in part to its global customer base and acquisition of the three additional brands. Pitco manufactures a wide line of fryers and water-based re-thermalizers. MagiKitch’n manufactures charbroilers, grills, and griddles. Anets manufactures a full line of fryers, griddles, and pasta cookers. Perfect Fry manufactures a line of countertop, ventless-fryers designed for commercial deep-frying. All four companies sell and market their products in over 100 countries worldwide.

Pitco Frialator is a division of the Middleby Corporation. For additional information, visit our website at www.pitco.com. The Middleby Corporation is a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. The company develops, manufactures, markets, and services a broad line of equipment used for commercial food cooking, preparation, and processing. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the commercial foodservice industry include: Anets®, Beech®, Blodgett®, Blodgett Combi®, Blodgett Range®, Bloomfield®, Britannia®, Carter Hoffman®, CookTek®, CTX®, Doyon®, frifri®, Giga®, Holman®, Houno®, IMC®, Jade®, Lang®, Lincat®, MagiKitch’n®, Middleby Marshall®, Middleby Worldwide®, Nieco®, Nu-Vu®, Perfect Fry®, Pitco Frialator®, Southbend®, Star®, Toastmaster®, TurboChef®, Viking Range®, and Wells®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the food processing industry include Alkar®, Auto-Bake®, Armor Inox®, Baker®, Cozzini®, Danfotech®, Drake®, Maurer-Atmos GmgH®, MP Equipment®, RapidPak®, and Stewart Systems®. The Middleby Corporation was recognized by Business Week as one of the Top 100 Hot Growth Companies of 2007,
by Crain’s Chicago Business as one of the Fastest 50 Growth Companies in 2007, and by Forbes as one of the Best Small Companies in 2007. Middleby’s international manufacturing subsidiary, Middleby Philippines Corporation, is a leading supplier of specialty equipment in the Asian market. For further information about Middleby, visit www.middleby.com.

CONTACT: Nancy Woolsey (603)230-5512

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