The Middleby Corporation has announced that Barry Blalock has been promoted to the new vice president of chain accounts for APW/Bakers Pride/Star Holdings Group.
The group includes APW, Bakers Pride, Holman, Lang, Star, Toastmaster, Wells and Wells Ventless.
Blalock, an industry veteran, will be responsible for accelerating market growth for each of the group’s brands with multiunit foodservice operators.
Prior to this promotion, Blalock was a director of key accounts at APW Wyott/Bakers Pride/BKI/Ultrafryer, a part of the Standex Cooking Solutions Group, until acquired by The Middleby Corporation in early 2019.
Before that, he spent nearly 4 years at Frymaster, a Manitowoc company now known as Welbilt Inc.
Blalock will report to Dave Hinton, Group Vice President.