HUDSON, Wis. — Refrigerated Solutions Group (“RSG”) recently announced several executive changes.
Kevin Fink will be transitioning out of his CEO role effective July 31, as part of a planned transition following the sale of RSG from Standex to Ten Oaks Group.
RSG also announced the appointment of Aaron Brown as president of RSG effective August 17. Brown joins RSG from IPA, a Roper Technologies operating company and manufacturer of linen and specialty uniform distributions solutions, where he led all facets of the Services business including implementation, customer support, field maintenance, international distributors, and strategic partnerships. Prior to IPA, Brown held various leadership positions at MedAssets in finance and operations before building and leading the sales and commercial operations function of their technology and services business segment.
Dan Hinkle, vice president of sales for RSG, will assume the expanded role of chief commercial officer effective August 1, responsible for all of RSG’s commercial strategy, sales, marketing, service, and customer experience. Dan has over 30 years of sales and leadership experience with an outstanding track record in the food service industry.
John Ioannou, Ten Oaks Group operating partner, will assume the chairman role at RSG effective immediately. Ioannou has run and advised businesses ranging in size from startup to multi-billion dollar business units of Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industries.
“We are all very grateful for Kevin Fink’s leadership through the ownership transition,” Ioannou said. “I am delighted to welcome Aaron to RSG and see Dan take on his new role. Demonstrating extraordinary leadership and strength in times of change, they will serve RSG’s employees, customers, and channel partners with all the values you want from leaders. Being a good partner and employer means being a healthy company and I’m proud of this team for making the decisions that will enable us to be stronger, healthier, and more focused.”