Bettcher Industries appoints Dennis Romer Director of Sales for Foodservice Equipment
Bettcher Industries announces the appointment of Dennis M. Romer, CFSP as director of sales for the company’s line of foodservice equipment. As head of sales, Romer will be responsible for managing the product distribution to the restaurant, quick-serve and non-commercial segments.
Among the product lines manufactured by Bettcher for these segments are batter-breader machines for fresh, in-store preparation of breaded items, and Whizard Power Knife tools for precision-slicing of gyros, shawirma and donner kabobs.
Dennis Romer has nearly 25 years of experience in the food processing foodservice industries, with a focus on new product introductions, product management, sales and marketing.
Romer’s activities in the foodservice industry have focused on the successful placement of cooking systems and other equipment with key restaurant chain customers. Prior to joining Bettcher Industries, his positions include managerial roles at The Broaster Company, Henny Penny Corporation, Lancer Corporation and The Manitowoc Company.
In addition to his industry experience, Romer holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (marketing concentration) from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He is a Certified Food Service Professional (CFSP) and was a 2009 recipient of the NAFEM President’s Award from the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers.
Commenting on the appointment of Romer, Don Esch, president, stated, “Dennis comes to us with a strong track record of success in the industry. He is well-versed in the market dynamics and intricate negotiations required to commercialize new products, having worked closely with a variety of key national foodservice industry players. He will be a strong asset as we continue to grow our sales and penetration in the foodservice segment.”
Established in 1944, Bettcher Industries brings over 70 years of successful innovation to the food processing industry. The company is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative precision cutting tools and food preparation machines for foodservice operations. Bettcher Industries is an ISO 9001-certified company, with direct distribution and service in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Phone: (440) 965-4422. Web site address: www.bettcher.com.