Award recognizes individuals or organizations who demonstrate leadership qualities significant to the advancement of the foodservice industry
Ken Gallagher, vice president of global sales for T&S Brass and Bronze Works, was honored as a Market Mover by the Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI).
The Market Mover Award recognizes individuals or organizations who demonstrate leadership qualities significant to the advancement of the foodservice industry and the representative function. Gallagher was nominated for the award by an industry peer.
“Ken is a true industry leader, demonstrating his dedication and knowledge day in and day out. Whether in his role at T&S or in his influencing work throughout the foodservice industry, Ken improves and elevates everything he undertakes,” said Claude Theisen, T&S president and CEO. “It’s no surprise to us at T&S that he would be recognized in this way.”
Global customer service
Gallagher, who has been with T&S Brass since 2000, manages worldwide sales for the international manufacturer of foodservice and commercial plumbing products and oversees global customer service.
“I’m humbled and honored to be recognized in this way,” Gallagher said. “It’s been gratifying to see the ongoing growth and advancement of the foodservice industry, and I’m proud to be part of it.”
Three individuals were recognized with Market Mover Awards in January at the biennial MAFSI conference, held in Naples, FL.
About T&S Brass
T&S Brass and Bronze Works, Inc. has been a leader in providing innovative equipment solutions to the foodservice and plumbing industries for more than 70 years—since 1947—when it developed the first pre-rinse unit. Today, with facilities on the east and west coasts of the U.S., in Shanghai, China and in Europe, T&S leads the way in environmental initiatives from eco-friendly manufacturing processes to development of award-winning water- and energy-conserving products. T&S is among the first commercial plumbing manufacturers to be registered by UL to ISO 9001 Certification, the most stringent a corporation can receive. For more information, go to www.tsbrass.com.
The Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI) is a 68-year-old, professional trade association comprised of 270+ independent sales and marketing agencies and 260+ manufacturers of foodservice equipment, supplies, tabletop, furniture, and/or janitorial and sanitation supplies and equipment. Representing over 2,400 sales and marketing professionals and manufacturing executives across North America, MAFSI provides market forecasting, networking and partnership opportunities, industry stewardship, education and resources, and member advocacy for the $14 billion commercial foodservice equipment, supply, tabletop, and furniture industry, and the janitorial and sanitation industry. For more information about MAFSI, visit www.mafsi.org.
Pictured: Shawn Kuhlman (right), T&S Brass director of sales for Canada and Latin America, accepts the award from MAFSI president Chris Jeens (left) on Ken Gallagher’s behalf