Heritage Hires
 Business Development Manager – Service Segment

by Katie Lee

Fort Wayne, Ind. — Heritage Foodservice Group recently hired food industry veteran John J. Donello as business development manager – service segment. He joins the company from Hobart.

Donello will be responsible for outside sales and interacting with service companies and technicians to help better understand, support and expand the Heritage Parts service business. 

“John has spent his career working in foodservice sales and management and brings to Heritage a different perspective to help support our service network,” says Joe Birchhill, director of business development – service segment for Heritage. “He will interact with key service accounts and prospects by continuing to build strong partnerships and open new doors. His experience with Hobart Service positions him perfectly to speak with service companies, understand their challenges and help deliver the right solutions.”

Donello joined ITW/Hobart Corporation when he was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in 1977. Donello worked his way up through the organization, most recently as national sales manager. He was honored with the Hobart Topper service award eight times during his career.

Founded in 1987, Heritage Foodservice Group is North America’s leading provider of genuine OEM replacement parts and authorized aftermarket service for commercial and institutional kitchen equipment. Headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind., Heritage is comprised of five business units — Heritage Parts and Heritage Service in the U.S.; and Heritage Parts Canada, R.G. Henderson, Key Food Equipment Services and Choquette CKS in Canada.

SOURCE: Heritage Foodservice Group

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