Beverage-Air appoints Director of Sales

September 10, 2014

Winston-Salem, NC (September 10, 2014) – Jennifer Ward, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing is proud to announce the appointment of Erica Motes to the position of Director of Sales for Beverage-Air®, effective immediately.

Erica Motes has 11 years of experience in the Foodservice Industry. Erica had great successes and was a significant contributor to Beverage-Air while serving as it’s Western Regional Sales Manager. Prior to joining Beverage-Air in 2009, Motes served as an Outside Sales Representative for Lund-Iorio.

In her new role as Director of Sales, Erica Motes will be responsible for managing sales through it’s manufacturer representatives & dealer network, while also growing new prospective customer relationships.

Regional Sales Managers for Beverage-Air will report directly to Erica Motes.

Motes will report directly to Jennifer Ward.

Erica Motes can be reached directly via e-mail at or by mobile at (949) 374-4939.

About Beverage-Air
Beverage-Air is a division of the Ali Group based in Winston-Salem, NC. Founded in 1944 by John Buffington, Beverage-Air is a leading manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment to the foodservice industry.

Beverage-Air provides the best value, most diverse product offering, and unmatched quality in the commercial refrigeration equipment industry. Products include reach-in refrigerators and freezers, worktop and undercounters, sandwich and pizza food preparation units, chef bases, blast chillers, glass door merchandisers, school milk coolers, open-air merchandisers, bar equipment including: backbar, deep well, and direct draw models. With 70 years of experience in designing and building commercial refrigeration products, Beverage-Air and its employees are dedicated to excellence in engineering, manufacturing and customer service. Beverage-Air products are manufactured in Brookville, PA, with corporate headquarters located in Winston-Salem, NC.

For more information on Beverage-Air products and services, please visit

About Ali Group
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


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