MILAN, ITALY (January 12, 2015) – Luciano Berti, Ali Group Chairman and CEO, today announced the appointment of Kevin Fink as Executive Vice President, effective March 2, 2015.
Fink, currently serving as President of Ice‐O‐Matic, Ali Group’s Denver, Colorado–based ice machine manufacturer, will relocate to Ali Group’s Milan headquarters.
Kevin is a veteran of the foodservice equipment industry having started his career in 1987 as a U.S. regional sales representative for the Hobart Corporation, a company he served for 13 years in several sales and marketing positions. In 2000 he joined the Enodis Group as Vice President of Marketing and in 2005 he took over at Ice‐O‐Matic. In 2008, Fink was assigned the management responsibility of Scotsman Industries, comprising both the Scotsman and Ice‐O‐Matic brands. During Kevin’s tenure at Scotsman Industries, both companies underwent a significant sales and earnings improvement.
Fink will report to Massimo Giussani, Ali Group Chief Operating Officer, and will assist in the overall Group support, control and development initiatives in Ali companies with a primary focus on the EMEA region.
“Kevin brings a wealth of experience to our Group corporate team and I am certain that he will greatly contribute to strengthen our businesses globally,” says Luciano Berti.
About the Ali Group
Founded in 1963 by Luciano Berti, the Ali Group is an Italian corporation with 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 and canteens.
The Ali Group and its 76 global brands employs over 8,500 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.
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