Cotton Candy Machine Maker VendEver LLC Names Rick Leffke As Chief Executive Officer

VendEver LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of cotton candy vending machines, has named Rick Leffke, a longtime vending industry consultant, as its chief executive officer. Leffke replaces Brian Duke, who has left the company. Brian Williamson remains vice president and chief operating officer.

Leffke was consulting with the company before the owner, Jose Martinez Conseco of Monterrey, Mexico, asked him to become CEO. Leffke will work from Dallas, Texas.

VendEver is slightly more than a year old and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jose Martinez Conseco of Monterrey, Mexico owns the company.

The machines are made in Taiwan and assembled in Las Vegas.

Leffke continues to operate his consultancy, R. C. Leffke & Associates, and is a National Automatic Merchandising Association Knowledge Source partner.

VendEver exhibited at last year's NAMA OneShow and will also exhibit at this year's OneShow in Chicago, April 27 to 29.

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