MANITOWOC, Wis. — The Manitowoc Co. Inc. has announced that Robert M. Hund will assume the role of president of Manitowoc’s Foodservice segment, effective Aug. 1. Hund will report to Glen Tellock, chairman and chief executive officer of the company.

Hund most recently served as executive vice president of Manitowoc’s Crane Care division. In this role, he oversaw a global network of service and distribution centers for Manitowoc’s eight Crane product lines across 19 countries. Prior to that position, Hund was vice president, Worldwide Marketing and Product Management, of Manitowoc Cranes managing a global staff responsible for new product development, marketing communications, and operational marketing functions.

Tellock said, “Bob has been instrumental in helping to drive our recent financial success and operational improvements within the Crane segment. He brings demonstrated global leadership to the Manitowoc Foodservice organization, in addition to his broad-based business and managerial expertise. We are thrilled to welcome Bob to his new position, and we are confident that his contributions to the business will be a seamlessly transferrable and valuable asset within the Manitowoc enterprise.”

Prior to joining Manitowoc, Hund served in key leadership positions in the United States, Europe, and Asia for Caterpillar Inc., most recently as product development manager, Mining and Construction Equipment Division.

Manitowoc is one of the leading manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment, including refrigeration equipment and ice machines. For more information, visit

Publication date: 7/22/2013

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