Penny Klingler has been named as the new president of Carpigiani North America.
Klingler has already been with the Ali Group company for a number of years, serving first as senior vice president of key accounts and more recently as executive vice president of sales and marketing, a role she has held since 2017.
As president, Klingler will be responsible for driving strategic growth while strengthening the foundation of the North American platform.
Klingler has an extensive background in the commercial foodservice equipment industry, including 25 years with H.C. Duke & Son/Electro Freeze where she served as vice president of sales and oversaw international sales expansion.
She also spent three years with Sweden Freezer as vice president of customer services and four years with Alco Standard Corporation’s dispensing division, leading the beverage support teams