Glenn Roberts appointed as Global Head of Polar Refrigeration

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The former managing director of Gram UK will be based at the National Catering Equipment Centre (NCEC) in Bristol, UK

Polar Refrigeration has announced the appointment of Glenn Roberts CFSP as their global head of business. Roberts brings with him a wealth of knowledge of the hospitality industry and more specifically the refrigeration market, after 14 years at Hoshizaki Gram.

Polar is firmly established as one of the leading commercial refrigeration brands in the UK, Ireland, and across mainland Europe, Australia and New Zealand. This new role will see Roberts look to further develop the brand in current territories, whilst identifying new market opportunities.

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Klaus Goeldenbot, group CEO of Nisbets, is thrilled with the appointment: “I am delighted we have someone of Glenn’s stature joining Polar Refrigeration, which is part of the successful Uropa Brands wholesale catering equipment business. I wish him every success in his new role, taking Polar to the next stage in its development.”

Along with Buffalo, Olympia and Vogue, Polar is one of Uropa’s leading brands, offering a wide range of commercial refrigerators, freezers, blast chillers and ice makers, in addition to the recently launched cold rooms, all of which have been designed to meet the requirements of a busy commercial kitchen. Roberts will be based at the National Catering Equipment Centre (NCEC) in Bristol which showcases Uropa brands and products.

Roberts also currently holds the post of CESA chairman.