WINSTON-SALEM, NC (June 16, 2014) – Lin Sensenig, President of Champion Industries, Bi-Line Conveyor Systems and Moyer Diebel, announced today the appointment of Allen Hasken to the position of Director of Product Development, effective immediately.
In his new role as Director of Product Development, Hasken will be responsible for leading the Champion, Bi-Line and Moyer Diebel brands in research for new products, product enhancements and product redesign. Additionally, he will evaluate the potential and practicality of products in development, relying on his extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Allen will work in close collaboration with Champion’s Engineering Department and report directly to Lin Sensenig, President of the Champion Group (Champion, Moyer Diebel and Bi-Line Conveyor Systems USA brands).
Mr. Hasken has more than 27 years of experience in the commercial foodservice equipment industry. Allen most recently served as Director of Sales for New Age Industrial where he was responsible for managing the sales channel for the distribution of aluminum Foodservice and Food Retail storage and transportation equipment for the western United States and Canada. Prior to his role with New Age, Hasken spent more than a decade in various key management and development positions dedicated to warewashing at Hobart Corporation, a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW).
ABOUT CHAMPION INDUSTRIES
Champion Industries is a division of the Ali Group based in Winston-Salem, NC. Champion manufactures an array of versatile commercial dishwashing equipment ranging from under counter machines to single-rack door machines, rack conveyor machines and upright conveyor/flight machines. Other products include powered soak sinks and pot and pan washing systems. The Company’s ability to customize products makes Champion the preferred brand for food service operations of all sizes - from coffee houses and restaurants to hospitals, schools and other institutions.
In the past 12 months Champion’s innovative products have saved over 145 million gallons of water, 38 million kilowatts of energy and over $5 million in utility savings. With over 100 year’s experience in designing and building standard and custom dishwashers, Champion and its employees are dedicated to excellence in engineering, manufacturing and customer service, and are proud to say their products are 100% built in North America. For more information on Champion Industries, call toll free 800-532-8591, or visit http://www.championindustries.com.
ABOUT THE ALI GROUP
The Ali Group is an Italian corporation with its headquarters located in Milan, Italy. The company, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of commercial and institutional foodservice equipment used by major restaurant and hotel chains, independent restaurants, hospitals, schools, airports, correctional institutions, canteens, etc.
The Ali Group employs over 8,000 people in 26 countries and, in terms of sales, is one of the world’s two largest groups in this industry. It has 55 manufacturing facilities in 14 countries and sales and service subsidiaries in Europe, North America, Russia, Japan, China, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand.
For more information on Ali Group products and services, please visit our website at www.aligroup.com.