Ali Group North America Appoints Mark Lancaster As Vice President Of Human Resources

March 10, 2015

VERNON HILLS, IL (March 10, 2015) – Filippo Berti, Chief Executive Officer of Ali Group North America announced today the appointment of Mark Lancaster to the position of Vice President of Human Resources for Ali Group North America, effective immediately. 

In his new role, Lancaster will assist all Ali Group operating companies in North America with their human resource issues and support them in aligning their HR functions with the needs of their individual business units.  He will also be the point person managing relationships with benefit providers and labor regulatory agencies. 

Mark will continue to manage the HR function at Ice-O-Matic, Ali Group’s Denver, Colorado–based ice machine manufacturer.  He will report directly to Brad Willis, Chief Financial Officer of Ali Group North America. 

Lancaster has been responsible for human resources at Ice-O-Matic for the past 13 years.  He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Management and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources with more than 20 years of experience in organizational development, human resources and labor relations. 

About the Ali Group

Founded in 1963 by Luciano Berti, the Ali Group is an Italian corporation with 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 and canteens. 

The Ali Group and its 76 global brands employs over 8,500 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. 

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