Red Lobster and DoorDash Expand Partnership Across North America

Orlando, Fla. — Red Lobster®, the world's largest seafood restaurant company, has expanded its partnership with last-mile logistics platform DoorDash to make delivery more accessible. Together with DoorDash, delivery will be available from more than 300 Red Lobster locations across the U.S. and Canada by mid-July.

SMS Assist Hires New Chief Marketing Officer

Chicago — SMS Assist has hired Jodi Navta as its new chief marketing officer. She will be responsible for leading SMS Assist’s marketing and communications efforts in support of the company’s rapid growth. Most recently, Navta was global chief marketing officer of Coyote Logistics, a Chicago-based third-party logistics service provider that grew its annual revenue during her tenure from approximately $300 million to over $2 billion.

Master-Bilt Appoints Director of National Accounts

New Albany, Miss. — Master-Bilt®, manufacturer and supplier of a full line of commercial refrigeration, has promoted Bret Eldridge to director of national accounts, effective June 11, 2018. Eldridge is the current regional sales manager for the Midwest and northeastern part of the United States as well as eastern Canada.

Duro-Last®, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary at Saginaw Headquarters

Saginaw, Mich. — Duro-Last, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of custom-fabricated single-ply roofing systems, celebrated its 40th anniversary with an Open House on May 16, 2018 at its Saginaw, Mich., headquarters. More than 100 guests attended the event — including local contractors, community members and organizations, and vendor partners — and had the opportunity to tour the Duro-Last, EXCEPTIONAL® Metals and Plastatech® Engineering manufacturing facilities.

A. O. Smith Names SVP, International

Milwaukee — Global water technology company A. O. Smith Corporation has named Aninda DasGupta senior vice president-international. He will also serve as chairman and president of A. O. Smith Holdings (Barbados) SRL, located in Hong Kong SAR.

ASSA ABLOY Recognized by Forbes

Stockholm — ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, is once again included in Forbes' World's Most Innovative Companies list. The 2018 rankings see the company among the 100 leading businesses in the world.

DAVACO Names New Chief Executive Officer

Dallas — DAVACO, the North American leader of multi-site programs for global brands, has promoted its chief operating officer, Keith Winters, to chief executive officer. Winters will assume the additional leadership role, effective immediately.

Duro-Last®, Inc. Honors Contractor of the Year Awards

Saginaw, Mich. — Duro-Last, Inc.’s annual national sales seminar, held in San Antonio earlier this year, welcomed more than 1,300 guests representing over 200 companies. The event, which also served as the official kickoff to Duro-Last’s year-long 40th anniversary celebration, honored multiple contractors for their outstanding dedication and workmanship over the past year.

FacilitySource Adds New COO to Support Record Growth

Columbus, Ohio — FacilitySource, a national, tech-enabled facilities management company, has added Christine Kowalczyk as chief operating officer. Kowalczyk brings more than 20 years of global service operations and client management leadership to her new role at FacilitySource.

Chicken Express Selects Revention as a Preferred POS Provider

Houston — Chicken Express, with more than 250 locations in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, has selected Revention as a preferred point-of-sale (POS) provider. Chicken Express was established in 1988 by Richard and Nancy Stuart's Stuart Group Inc. The first restaurant opened in 1988 in Benbrook, Texas.

Armstrong Flooring Names Linron 2017 Recycler of the Year

Lancaster, Pa. — Armstrong Flooring has named Linron, the nation’s leading national account distributor for retail chain stores, as the 2017 Flooring Recycler of the Year. In 2017, Linron successfully recycled more than 23 million pounds of vinyl tile through the Armstrong Flooring On&On™ Floor Recycling Program. The award was presented at the 2018 GlobalShop tradeshow.  

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