The Gabriel Group will support the company’s customers and business growth in Indiana and Michigan; Master Marketing Associates will support the brand in key Southeastern markets; H.D. Sheldon will focus on business development in the Middle East, Europe, Mexico, Latin, and South America
Marra Forni, a global manufacturer of commercial brick oven solutions based in Beltsville, MD, announces several new rep group appointments in the New Year, including the Southeast, Midwest, and multiple international markets.
Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, The Gabriel Group will join Marra Forni’s national sales organization, supporting the company’s customers and business growth in Indiana and Michigan. Master Marketing Associates, based in Atlanta, will develop, and support the Marra brand in key Southeastern markets including Alabama, Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, and the Carolinas.
H.D. Sheldon, based in New York NY, has been appointed as the company’s international representative focusing on Marra Forni’s business development in the Middle East, Europe, Mexico, Latin, and South America.
A focused sales approach
Scott Gabriel, president of The Gabriel Group, stated that “we are thrilled to expand our new heavy equipment offering and sales support resources to include our partnership with Marra Forni, an industry leader in the brick oven cooking category. The Gabriel Group will provide the region with a focused sales approach and dedicated culinary personnel resources in addition to a state-of-the-art culinary center that will be used for product demonstrations, training, and culinary ideation with our customers.
Jerry Hennebaul, principal owner of Master Marketing Foodservice noted “we are excited to add the excellent Marra Forni product line to our portfolio. Marra Forni is a rapidly growing, innovator and leader in the brick oven category with a culinary-driven focus. Our aligned strategies and resources position our companies for exponential growth in the southeastern markets.”
Andrew Metros, general manager of H.D. Sheldon & Co., stated that “we are thrilled to add Marra Forni to our premier product portfolio. Marra Forni’s award-winning ovens combined with H.D. Sheldon’s international marketing and distribution capabilities are a recipe for success and will significantly increase Marra Forni’s presence in the international markets”.
Francesco Marra, Marra Forni’s president, and CEO commented that, “these changes are very exciting and they allow us to continue to elevate the level of our service and support to our customers and to strengthen our positioning within the global marketplace. We’re excited about the expansion of our family and sales network with these well-respected and outstanding organizations.”
Todd Griffith, VP of sales & marketing said “it’s rewarding to see our team continue to grow and become stronger as we focus on customer experience. Our positioning in the marketplace is very intentional with the goal of having a real impact the industry and a level of support that we’ve not had in the past.”
Marra Forni, based in Beltsville, MD, is a leading domestic manufacturer and global supplier to the commercial foodservice Industry. The product line includes a full line of brick-oven cooking solutions, refrigerated prep tables, mixers, slicers, and direct venting. Marra Forni currently sells and supports its products in 5 continents and 23 countries worldwide.