Alto-Shaam has expanded its developing c-suite, with the appointment of Lindsey Higgins as chief talent officer.
As a high-ranking member of the executive leadership team, Higgins will lead and execute Alto-Shaam’s people-focused human resources objectives.
He will strengthen leadership and talent development at the company, furthering its more than 60-year journey of putting employees first.
Steve Maahs, president and COO at Alto-Shaam, said: “Our people make the difference. With a shared passion for helping our customers succeed, Lindsey will further enable the Alto-Shaam family to live our values of the highest quality in everything we do; winning together as a family; drive to improve; positive voice; and empowered to take passionate ownership.”
Higgins previously served as chief human resources officer at Marine Credit Union. He has more than 26 years’ experience in transformative and strategic talent development.
He said: “Alto-Shaam is truly a place where employees have unmatched opportunity and flexibility to advance their career and the company.
“I am very excited to empower employees to their full potential and further reinforce the company’s safe, inclusive space, where everyone can thrive.”
Higgins’ appointment comes after Alto-Shaam recently earned the Model Workplace Award by the Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association (FEDA).
The award recognized Alto-Shaam for its dynamic and unique workplace culture, as well as its ability to attract and retain talent, and develop future industry leaders.”