Emma Ashton has joined Middleby as director of consultant services.
In this newly created role Ashton will be responsible for leading efforts to engage and educate commercial foodservice consultants.
Her primary focus will be on building new and expanding existing relationships with strategic partners to drive Middleby brand specification in their projects.
“We are deeply committed to our consultant community, and adding Emma elevates the level in which we are able to serve them,” said Meghan Daro, vice president of consultant services.
“Emma knows our industry and has a track record of success in past client-facing positions. She brings long-standing industry relationships to her new role, while she will be building new trusted partnerships with our consultant partners.”
Before joining Middleby, Ashton held and account management roles within the IT consulting industry.
Prior to that she worked in sales and was an account executive at Prolifiq. Previous to her time at Prolifiq she was responsible for print and digital advertising sales for a media group within the foodservice, equipment and supplies industry.