Glenn Roberts has been appointed as sales director at Winterhalter UK, as part of a reshuffle at the Milton Keynes-based company.
In January of this year, Roberts joined the Nisbets group as head of Polar Refrigeration, making the switch from Brita Professional.
Roberts has gained experience from time spent at some of the industry’s largest companies including Bunzl, Gram UK and Hoshizaki.
His arrival at Winterhalter comes as current sales director, Andy Salter, is promoted to a new role, as managing director of Classeq.
Stephen Kinkead, managing director of Winterhalter, said: “Andy has proved himself an invaluable member of the Board of Directors in his nineteen years at Winterhalter. He’s been hugely influential in increasing the profitability of some of our biggest accounts.”
He added: “Glenn’s reputation in the industry is second to none, under his watch Gram UK grew significantly, and he helped direct them through several buyouts. We’re very pleased to welcome him to Winterhalter, and wish both him and Andy the best of success in their new roles.”
Roberts is also the current serving chair of trade body CESA.