GMCW announced that Rick Burr has been appointed the Northeast area sales director for the company. In this position, Burr will be responsible for managing all sales activities in the Northeastern portion of the U.S., with all sales personnel and manufacturer representative groups in this area reporting to him.
Burr will be based in Solebury, Pa. David Haimes, who previously managed this region, has retired after 27 years of service to the company. Haimes and Burr will be working together closely during this transition.
Burr brings impressive foodservice industry experience to his new role. Burr most recently worked at Cres-Cor in a dual role as East region sales manager and territory representative. Before that, he held various senior leadership roles at Allied Metal Spinning, Leggett and Platt/KelMax Equipment, Enodis/Garland –US Range, Enodis/Frymaster-Dean and Win-Holt Equipment Group.
In addition to these executive positions, Burr owned and operated ABC Restaurant Equipment. Burr’s extensive knowledge of the foodservice industry and his strategic customer development skills make him an ideal fit for his new role as GMCW’s Northeast U.S. area sales director.