The Middleby Corporation has announced that Valerie Hanson has been named the new western regional vice president of APW/Bakers Pride/Star Holdings Group.
The group includes APW, Bakers Pride, Holman, Lang, Star, Toastmaster, Wells and Wells Ventless.
In her new position, Hanson will be responsible for accelerating market growth for each of the group’s brands within her territory.
Hanson began her commercial foodservice career in 2014 at Avanti Restaurant Solutions as a business development specialist.
Most recently, she was a national accounts and regional sales manager for Beverage-Air, an Ali Group North America brand.
Hanson will report to Dave Hinton, Group Vice President.