People On The Move

Sue Puccini has joined Antunes as Product and Marketing Manager. In this post, she oversees the marketing department and manages product development for grilling solutions and new technologies for the company. Puccini comes to Antunes from McDonald’s, most recently serving as a category manager for global strategic sourcing for kitchen equipment, managing the grill, shake/sundae machine, carbonated beverage machine, and blended ice machine categories.


Erin Gordon has joined Electrolux Professional as the company’s new Director of Marketing for North America. Gordon brings more than a dozen years’ marketing experience to the post, most recently as director of digital marketing for Belk, a North Carolina-based department store chain with 293 stores and a growing e-commerce presence.

KPS Global, the Fort Worth, Texas, maker of insulated panel systems for reach-in and walk-in coolers and freezers, has appointed John Guerrieri as Director of Sales. A 40-year veteran of the refrigeration equipment and retail store fixture industry, Guerrieri joins KPSG from Hillphoenix, where he spent more than 23 years in various leadership roles. Most recently, he served as v.p.-small format channel of Dover Food Retail (formerly Hillphoenix). Prior to that, he served as central region v.p.-sales and regional sales manager.

Tim Braun has joined LTI as Western Regional Sales Manager. Braun joins the Jonesboro, Ga., maker of serving equipment from Chrane Foodservice Solutions in Irving, Texas, where as territory manager he was responsible for sales across multiple market segments, focusing primarily on K-12, colleges and universities, as well as consultants and dealers. Prior to that, he was national sales manager for G.A. Systems Mfg. in Huntington Beach, Calif., where he managed seven rep firms across 11 states.


Craig Callaway, formerly president of Supplies on the Fly, has been named V.P.-Field Sales at Sysco Corp. Starting in July, the technology industry veteran will oversee the development of a more integrated and comprehensive organizational approach to supporting Sysco’s field sales. Callaway has been associated with Sysco since 2008 when SOTF was created as an eCommerce platform; he continued to lead the firm after Sysco fully acquired it in ’16. Prior to SOTF, Callaway was CEO of Instawares Holding Co., which acquired and developed technology businesses whose primary customers were restaurants.


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