DOWNERS GROVE, IL - June 30, 2020: Elkay Commercial Systems is excited to welcome Marc Karos to the team as Sales Manager, focusing on the North American region. In his role, he will grow existing accounts and capture new direct end-customers within the food service space, including restaurant chains, fast-casual, coffee and tea houses, and convenience stores to support the overall sales strategy.
Karos comes to Elkay with 25 years of experience in account management. In recent years, he has acted as both the Business Development Manager for Thunder Group Inc. in Los Angeles, CA, and as National Account Manager for Franklin Machine Products in Lumberton, NJ. He also has experience at US Foods and Strategic equipment, developing custom solutions to customer challenges. Marc is an expert in uncovering new opportunities, building industry relationships, reducing costs, and increasing efficiencies. His well-established network of contacts within the food service realm will be an invaluable asset to the Elkay sales team.
“Marc comes to Elkay with an impressively diverse background in sales within a variety of markets in the food service space,” stated Mike Shell, General Manager of Elkay Commercial Systems, North America, “including experience in product development, national restaurant chains, food service safety, and equipment sales. He has developed, supported, and grown accounts with Haagen Dazs, Five Guys, Burger King, Pizza Patron, Uno’s Chicago, and Portillo’s, to name a few. He has experience in both the dealer/rep model and direct chain account development, which is a key initiative for Elkay Commercial Systems. We are thrilled to have Marc join the team!”
ABOUT ELKAY COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS
For over 20 years, the world’s most recognized brands and chains have trusted their commercial kitchen needs to Elkay Commercial Systems, a division of Elkay Manufacturing. They provide engineering, global sourcing, and manufacturing solutions to chain restaurants, education markets, convenience stores, grocery stores, entertainment venues, commercial and hospitality businesses. Elkay Commercial Systems is a global leader in stainless steel furniture, water delivery solutions, and rethermalizers. For more information, visit www.elkaycommercialsystems.com.