Supplier Catering Equipment Professional (CEP), has appointed Richard Brown as its commercial business manager to work with and develop its distributor partner network.
Brown has worked within the foodservice industry for more than 25 years, initially in hotels then with major foodservice equipment distributors and manufacturers including Lockhart, Falcon, Dawson and most recently Glen Dimplex.
He stated: “It is great to be joining CEP at such an exciting time in its development. I look forward to building upon the strong foundations that have been put in place and working closely with existing and new strategic distributor partners.”
CEP provides the Cook Professional, Dishwasher Professional, Refrigeration Professional brands and front of house theatre cooking brand Libero to the UK market.
Earlier this year CEP was bought out by Pentland Wholesale, though continues to operate as a separate business with MD David Jones still heading up the firm.