Master-Bilt Adds Foodservice Sales Manager

Buel to lead national/chain accounts

NEW ALBANY, Miss. -- Master-Bilt, manufacturer of a full line of commercial refrigeration systems, announced the appointment of Ross B. Buel as national/chain accounts manager for foodservice sales effective March 24.

Buel brings a new dimension to Master-Bilt, according to the company, and will help to further penetrate the Master-Bilt foodservice chain business.

Most recently, Buel served as general manager for the Foodservice Equipment Division of Edward Don & Co. for 12 years. There he directed a sales group, which significantly grew the foodservice business [image-nocss] in the healthcare, hospitality and hotel markets. Prior to Edward Don, Buel held positions in finance and real estate, and as a construction manager for several large general contractors.

"Master-Bilt's customers and associates will benefit from Ross' experience and knowledge of the foodservice industry," said Bill Huffman, vice president of sales and marketing for Master-Bilt.

Master-Bilt, New Albany, Miss., is a member of the Standex Food Service Equipment Group and has been in business for more than 70 years. The company offers a complete line of refrigerated coolers and freezers for commercial foodservice applications.