Hoshizaki has appointed Chris Currie to its UK sales team as account manager for the north west.
He will be responsible for managing Hoshizaki-Gram sales, building relationships with dealers across the region and working closely with the UK sales team.
Currie has an experienced background in catering equipment sales, along with a speciality in refrigeration having previously worked for the likes of Foster Refrigeration and Viessmann Refrigeration Systems.
Most recently he worked for Counterline, and has also had stints at IMC and PFR.
He commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Hoshizaki’s UK sales team and to be returning to the refrigeration and ice machine division of commercial equipment sales. Hoshizaki and Gram are among the most respected names in the sector and I can’t wait to represent them within the market.”
Simon Frost, director of Hoshizaki UK and Ireland added: “Chris’s impressive sales history and knowledge of the refrigeration market are just some of the many attributes that make him the ideal candidate for this role.
“We are confident that he will help us to build our presence across the north west as well as provide dealers within this region with the very best sales support.”