Carpigiani Continues Momentum With West Coast Hire

Its most recent hire is a master gelato chef, along with an experienced operations and sales professional.

Tyler George is the new West Coast business development manager. Photo courtesy of Carpigiani.

Frozen dessert machine maker Carpigiani North America has made several hiring announcements in the past few weeks.

Its most recent news, posted today, showcases Tyler George as its new West Coast business development manager. George will be responsible for managing the distributors’ network and developing sales in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tyler to the Carpigiani team. His 20+ years of experience in the frozen dessert industry and multistore operations make him a great addition to our sales team,” says Leandra Olivotti, director of sales and network development at Carpigiani North America, in a press release.

George brings to Carpigiani 25 years of experience in the frozen dessert industry, ranging from establishing one of the first gelaterias in the U.S. to opening 100 Italian gelato stores, acting as professional consultant. Most recently, he worked in the Italian ingredient category with MEC3 as an area manager, corporate chef and national key account manager. In addition to his operations and sales background, George is a master gelato chef, trained in Italy. He specializes in Italian gelaterias and all varieties of American frozen desserts. In the last five years, he has focused on the health and wellness category, which includes alternative plant-based milks, vegan proteins and alternative clean-label sweeteners.


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