Vollrath Announces New Roles for Foodservice Leadership


SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The Vollrath Company, LLC, has promoted Paul Egbert to vice-president, Smallwares and Countertop Equipment. In addition, Brian Hedlund has been promoted to vice-president, Serving Systems and Components and Daniel Glusick has joined the Vollrath leadership team as SVP of Operations.

In their new roles, Egbert and Hedlund are responsible for driving business results and directing and executing the goals, strategies, plans and procedures for their respective business units. Both Egbert and Hedlund report to Paul Bartelt, president and CEO.

Egbert previously served as VP of Marketing for 11 years, where he was responsible for driving growth through product development, directing the company’s strategy-planning process and leading the development and execution of marketing communications and branding strategies across all Vollrath businesses.

Hedlund previously served as director of Category Management. Before joining Vollrath Company, he held the position of Marketing manager at the Kohler Company, responsible for leading product management within the bathroom-fixture group.

Within his role as SVP of Operations, Glusick leads the entire Vollrath supply-chain organization. This includes operations, purchasing, environmental health and safety, distribution and customer service across Vollrath’s global facilities in the U.S., Mexico, China and Hong Kong.

Before joining Vollrath, Glusick most recently served as VP, Engineering, Innovation and Rexnord Business System at Rexnord Industries, where he served for 10 years. He has significant experience in the development and implementation of lean management, continuous improvement and cultural-change strategy to drive profitable growth.

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