Vollrath announces new roles for foodservice leadership and welcomes new senior VP of operations

Paul Egbert is promoted to Vice President - Smallwares and Countertop Equipment, Brian Hedlund is promoted to Vice President - Serving Systems and Components and Daniel Glusick joins as Senior Vice President of Operations

The Vollrath Company, LLC, announces that Paul Egbert has been promoted to Vice President – Smallwares and Countertop Equipment and Brian Hedlund has been promoted to Vice President – Serving Systems and Components. Additionally, Daniel Glusick has joined the Vollrath leadership team as Senior Vice President of Operations.

In their new roles, Egbert and Hedlund are responsible for driving business results and directing and executing the goals, strategies, plans and procedures for their respective business units. Both Egbert and Hedlund report to Paul Bartelt, President and CEO.

Driving growth

Egbert previously served as Vice President of Marketing for 11 years, where he was responsible for driving growth through product development, directing the company’s strategy planning process and leading the development and execution of marketing communications and branding strategies across all Vollrath businesses. Egbert earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

Hedlund previously served as Director of Category Management. Before joining Vollrath Company, he held the position of Marketing Manager at the Kohler Company, responsible for leading product management within the bathroom fixture group. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Nevada-Reno, and his Masters of Business Administration from Duke University.

Continuous improvement

Within his role as Senior VP of Operations, Glusick leads the entire Vollrath supply chain organization. This includes operations, purchasing, environmental health and safety, distribution and customer service across Vollrath’s global facilities in the U.S., Mexico, China and Hong Kong.

Before joining Vollrath, Glusick most recently served as Vice President – Engineering, Innovation and Rexnord Business System at Rexnord Industries, where he served for 10 years. Before Rexnord, he worked at Intermatic Incorporated and was responsible for 3,500 employees and five plants across the U.S., Mexico and China. He has significant experience in the development and implementation of lean management, continuous improvement, and cultural change strategy to drive profitable growth. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his Masters of Science in engineering management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

“We are proud to extend new responsibilities to Paul and Brian and happy to welcome Dan to our senior leadership team,” said Bartelt. “I’m confident they will each make a positive impact on Vollrath in their respective roles.”

About Vollrath Company:

Founded in 1874 and headquartered in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, The Vollrath Company, LLC, leverages its longstanding reputation for high-quality engineering and manufacturing throughout its business divisions. This includes the design, development and manufacture of industry-best foodservice equipment and supplies (Vollrath Foodservice), European foodservice equipment and supplies (Pujadas), frozen treat equipment (Stoelting Foodservice), diverse industrial product solutions for OEM (Vollrath Manufacturing Services), industrial washers and cleaning equipment (Stoelting Cleaning Equipment), and wholesale/retail consumer cookware and bakeware (Artisan and NUCU™). For more details, visitvollrathcompany.com, and follow THE VOLLRATH COMPANY on LinkedIn.


Pictured (l to r): Paul Egbert, Brian Hedlund, Daniel Glusick 

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