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Franke Names Delpozzo to Head “Solutions” Product Unit

Franke Names Delpozzo to Head “Solutions” Product Unit
Tasked with Expanding Franke’s Equipment Innovation Business Through Distribution Channel Partners
March 23, 2016 (SMYRNA, TN) – Franke Foodservice Systems is pleased to announce
that Luciano Delpozzo has joined the firm as Vice President and General Manager of its Solutions business, which markets products to foodservice operators through traditional distribution channels. He will report directly to Thomas Campion, CEO.
Delpozzo will work to accelerate growth opportunities for Franke’s general market products in the wide- ranging foodservice industry, building upon and expanding relationships among its sales and distribution partners. Those products include Franke’s recent introductions of technology-focused equipment innovations in the beverage, sanitation, automation and facilities management categories. In addition, the Solutions unit markets Franke’s longstanding specialty fabrication line through dealers to multi-unit foodservice operators.
Prior to joining Franke in the U.S., Delpozzo held assignments in Italy, China and Greece. During the last six years he worked as CEO/General Manager for Esmach S.p.A. in Italy, a member of ALI Group, where he was responsible for manufacturing and design of innovative baking technologies, including the invention of the smart bakery concept in use in Europe. He also accomplished the turnaround of a metal forging company within Forgital Group where he served as CEO. Delpozzo holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy.
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Franke Foodservice Systems is a leading provider of comprehensive systems and services for the global foodservice industry. It employs more than 1,000 associates worldwide, and manufactures and distributes a wide variety of equipment and supplies from a number of facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Its sister divisions within the Franke Group produce diverse items such as automated commercial coffee machines, beverage kegs and washroom fixtures. Franke is also a global leader in consumer kitchen fixtures such as sinks, faucets and hoods, and is the world’s largest producer of stainless steel sinks.

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