Winholt Equipment Group has appointed Chris Benson as its new foodservice national accounts manager.
The industry veteran, whose previous experience includes roles in custom equipment fabrication and foodservice equipment sales, joins Winholt from N. Wasserstrom & Sons where he served as senior project manager and account supervisor.
In his new position, Benson will be charged with expanding the firms business with restaurant chains in addition to working with dealers and manufacturer representatives. He will report to director of foodservice and national accounts, Michael Carlson.
On joining the company, Benson spoke of how he was attracted to Winholt’s “We Care” philosophy, and the importance of focusing on customers, associates, suppliers and community.
The firm welcomed Benson to the company in a statement, saying: “We want to stay relevant to our customers and the markets we serve for today, tomorrow and the future. We’re happy to welcome him to our team.”
Winholt Equipment Group is a leading manufacturer of Food Service, Food Handling and Material Handling Equipment, founded in 1946 and based in Woodbury, New York.