Grindmaster-Cecilware Announces New CEO

Tinsley is a food equipment industry vet

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Grindmaster-Cecilware Corp. has announced that Michael G. Tinsley has joined Grindmaster-Cecilware as chief executive officer. Tinsley returns to the beverage and food equipment industry, having served as an executive with American Metal Ware and H&K International early in his career.

Most recently, he was CEO of Permian Holdings.

Tinsley has served as a board member of the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) and was very active in the Food Service Consultants Industry (FSCI), Manufactured Agents Association for [image-nocss] the Foodservice Industries (MAFSI) and Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association (FEDA).

Grindmaster-Cecilware chairman Paul Echausse said, "Mike's broad operational experience, deep customer knowledge and consistent high achievements in significant leadership roles equip Mike to provide the type of inspired and insightful hands-on experience that can significantly contribute to the long-term success of Grindmaster-Cecilware."

Grindmaster-Cecilware is headquartered in Louisville, Ky. The company is owned and managed by BNY Mezzanine Partners LP. It manufactures a comprehensive line of beverage dispensing equipment for hot, cold, and frozen beverages and a complementary foodservice equipment line.