|By Business Wire||
|June 10, 2014 06:01 AM EDT||
Food service industry veteran, Jeff Tonkovic, has been named the Kitchen Brains® OEM Sales Director. He will report directly to Ed Musial, Vice President of Business Development.
Hiring Tonkovic, based in Chicago, continues the Kitchen Brains® growth strategy initiated this year with the expansion to Latin American and the EMEA markets. The ambitious plan includes expanded support of current customers as well as building additional capabilities and bringing value-added solutions to new and existing markets and foodservice partners. Kitchen Brains® looks forward to Tonkovic expanding OEM sales by leveraging his extensive industry knowledge.
“Jeff has over ten years of electronic control and applications experience. He brings tremendous value in managing key accounts while expanding new control applications.” stated Ed Musial. Tonkovic was formerly a sales account manager, product and marketing manager for a major electronics control supplier to the Foodservice industry. Prior to that he spent 15 years as lifecycle product manager for Lucent Technologies .
Jeff earned a MBA from Roosevelt University and a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering from DeVry Institute of Technology.
To learn more about Kitchen Brains, visit www.KitchenBrains.com.
To contact Jeff Tonkovic, please email [email protected].
About Kitchen Brains®
Kitchen Brains®, a member of LonMark and Zigbee Alliance, is a pioneer and global leader in the development and deployment of integrated, end-to-end, wireless M2M networking solutions and SAAS applications for the commercial kitchen/food service industry. Known for its line of innovative cooking timers and process controllers, Kitchen Brains technology connects all components of food preparation--refrigeration, cooking, rethermalization, baking, and holding--into a seamless environment managed and accessible, even remotely, from anywhere. The Kitchen Brains’ product line streamlines equipment diagnostics, maintenance and service, while reducing operating costs and increasing sales for retail and OEM providers such as Manitowoc Foodservice Group, Middleby Corporation, Wendy’s, McDonald’s and other leading food service establishments around the world. Included under the Kitchen Brains umbrella are the (FAST.), SCK® and Modularm brands.
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