The Middleby Corporation has announced that it has appointed Scott Jordan as the new president of Star Manufacturing.
The appointment, which is effective immediately, will see Jordan lead the day-to-day operations and strategy of four Middleby brands: Star, Lang, Wells and Toastmaster.
Previously Jordan had been serving as president of APW Wyott and Baker’s Pride.
He is vastly experienced in the industry, with previous roles including president of CSG, president of Master-Bilt and president of BKI.
Jordan also has experience as a plant manager at two different facilities and has been director of operational excellence for a group of 26 facilities.
Tim FitzGerald, Middleby’s CEO, said: “Scott is a proven, effective leader and with his expanded role he will be able to leverage the synergies among the Middleby countertop cooking brands.
“He is well-acquainted with the customers and trends in the convenience store segment and has the experience to quickly deliver on our strategy to increase our market share and introduce new innovative product in this fast-growing market segment.”
Star Manufacturing is based in Smithville, Tennessee.