Filippo Berti, Chief Executive Officer of Ali Group North America announced today the appointment of Frank Chandler to the position of President of Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group, effective immediately.
In his new role as President, Chandler will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group, and for developing and implementing the strategic plan for the Company with input and oversight by Ali Group North America.Frank will report directly to Filippo Berti and Rich Gleitsmann, Chief Operating Officer of Ali Group North America.
Mr. Chandler has vast experience within the commercial foodservice equipment industry, where he most recently served as General Manager for ITW’s Vulcan division in Charlotte, NC after successfully relocating the business from California. Before his tenure with Vulcan and ITW, Frank was Production Manager for Wolf Range Company.
Chandler received his undergraduate degree from the University of California and his Masters in Organization Management from the University of Phoenix.
“Frank’s strong operational background will be very well received, and I look forward to his contribution to the Belshaw Adamatic business, as we continue to build upon the strong reputation that the Belshaw business has achieved in the industry,” Filippo Berti said.
Frank and his family, who have strong ties to the West Coast, are currently in the process of relocating from Charlotte, NC to the Seattle, WA area.
The Ali Group is an Italian corporation with its headquarters located in Milan, Italy. The company, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of commercial and institutional foodservice equipment used by major restaurant and hotel chains, independent restaurants, hospitals, schools, airports, correctional institutions, canteens, etc.
The Ali Group employs over 8,000 people in 26 countries and, in terms of sales, is one of the world’s two largest groups in this industry. It has 55 manufacturing facilities in 14 countries and sales and service subsidiaries in Europe, North America, Russia, Japan, China, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand.
For more information on Ali Group products and services, please visit our website at www.aligroup.com.