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Mitchell Cohen Named Group Vice President

Mar. 10, 2020

ELGIN, Ill. (March 10, 2020)

Mitchell Cohen has joined Middleby as Group Vice President of Sales and Marketing with responsibility for Blodgett, BKI, Perfect Fry and Marsal.  In his new role he will lead sales efforts for all domestic chains and have responsibility for the dealer and sales representative business.  Additionally, Mitch will head the Middleby Retail Group, encompassing all of the Middleby brands in the segment.

“Mitch is well-respected by customers and has deep industry experience that will be a tremendous asset to all of the brands and sales channels at Middleby,” said Steve Spittle, Group President. “His expertise within retail foodservice will help our efforts to expand market share in this fast-growing segment with all of the Middleby brands.”

Mitch joined Middleby as a Vice President of Sales for Carter-Hoffmann, Doyon and Nu-Vu before moving into his current senior leadership position. Previously he worked in executive sales positions for TriMark Marlinn and Unified Brands. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois.

The Middleby Corporation is a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. The company develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used in the commercial foodservice, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment industries. The company's leading equipment brands serving the commercial foodservice industry include Anets®, APW Wyott®, Baker's Pride®, Beech®, BKI®, Blodgett®, Blodgett Combi®, Blodgett Range®, Bloomfield®, Britannia®, Carter-Hoffmann®, Celfrost®, Concordia®, CookTek®, Crown®, CTX®, Desmon®, Deutsche Beverage® Doyon®, Eswood®, EVO®, Firex®, Follett®, frifri®, Giga®, Globe®, Goldstein®, Holman®, Houno®, IMC®, Induc®, Ink Kegs®, Jade®, JoeTap®, Josper®, L2F®, Lang®, Lincat®, MagiKitch'n®, Market Forge®, Marsal®, Middleby Marshall®, MPC®, Nieco®, Nu-Vu®, PerfectFry®, Pitco®, Powerhouse Dynamics®, QualServ®, RAM®, Southbend®, Ss Brewtech®, Star®, Starline®, Sveba Dahlen®, Synesso®, Taylor®, Toastmaster®, TurboChef®, Ultrafryer®, Varimixer®,Wells® and Wunder-Bar®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the food processing industry include Alkar®, Armor Inox®, Auto-Bake®, Baker Thermal Solutions®, Burford®, Cozzini®, CVP Systems®, Danfotech®, Deutsche Process® Drake®, Emico®, Glimek®, Hinds-Bock®, Maurer-Atmos®, MP Equipment®, M-TEK®, Pacproinc®, RapidPak®, Scanico®, Spooner Vicars®, Stewart Systems®, Thurne® and Ve.Ma.C.®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the residential kitchen industry include AGA® AGA Cookshop®, Brava®, EVO®, Fired Earth®, Heartland®, La Cornue®, Leisure Sinks®, Lynx®, Marvel®, Mercury®, Rangemaster®, Rayburn®, Redfyre®, Sedona®, Stanley®, TurboChef®, U-Line® and Viking®.

Contact: Darcy Bretz, Investor and Public Relations, (847) 429-7756 or dbretz@middleby.com