Duke Manufacturing appoints Nedra Sadorf as new chief marketing officer

The role reflects Duke Manufacturing’s continued commitment to, and investment in, delivering value to its customers

Duke Manufacturing, a privately held, global foodservice equipment manufacturer, today announced the appointment of Nedra Sadorf as the company’s newly created chief marketing officer (CMO). Sadorf, who brings 20 years of business and marketing leadership experience, will be responsible to further strengthen Duke Manufacturing’s “Your Solutions Partner” (TM) brand promise and help deliver strategic innovation to their customers. 

Sadorf will be responsible for continuing Duke’s legacy of providing high quality, customer-enabling solutions that improve customer’s food service operations.  Sadorf will lead the company’s continued efforts to deliver product innovation, a superior customer experience, and long-term customer value. 

Inspiring history and looking forward

“I am honored to be part of Duke Manufacturing, as this is a company renowned for its commitment to quality, innovation, and customer-centric values,” said Sadorf. “It is a particularly exciting time to join as Duke approaches our 100-year anniversary and I look forward to both building upon the inspiring history and looking forward to continuing to transform and evolve as we serve our customers’ dynamic needs.”  

Sadorf’s “outstanding business accomplishments and demonstrated leadership make her the perfect fit for our culture, our team, and our customers,” said Dave Marvel, President and CEO. “Our Purpose is to Nourish Our World, and Nedra shares our passion and commitment to that purpose.”  

Prior to joining Duke Manufacturing in June 2023, Sadorf’s served as CEO of Nasco Education and President of Demco, Inc. in addition to a number of years in Strategy and Account Management Consulting.  She began her career as an officer in the U.S. Navy.  

About Duke Manufacturing:   

Duke Manufacturing is a privately held, global foodservice equipment manufacturer, headquartered in St. Louis, MO with manufacturing facilities in Sedalia, MO and Houston, TX and distribution facilities in Prague, Czech Republic, and Shanghai, China.  The Duke Software Development Center is located in the Philippines. We have sales and service operations in all global regions. Rounding out all these locations is a global network of trained and authorized service agents. Duke’s primary products are categorized in the serving, production, holding, cooking, fabrication, and merchandising categories. Learn more by visiting www.dukemfg.com.    

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