September 27, 2023

🔒 Alto-Shaam promotes senior leaders

Karen Hansen

Menomonee Falls-based foodservice gear producer Alto-Shaam Inc. introduced a sequence of promotions inside its senior management group, together with a brand new board chair, chief govt officer, president and chief monetary officer.

Karen Hansen, former chief govt officer, has been named chairwoman of the board.

Steve Maahs, former president and chief working officer, has been named CEO.

Hansen and Maahs have led Alto-Shaam since 2006. The corporate was based by their father, Jerry Maahs in 1955.

“We’ve got a robust need to evolve our household enterprise with our third-generation relations, as we proceed Jerry’s pioneering legacy,” Steve Maahs mentioned. “With these strategic transitions, Alto-Shaam is constructing a profitable personal, multi-generational, household firm that can create long-term success and alternative for our prospects, workers and companions, as we tackle what’s subsequent.”

Lucy McQuillan has been promoted to Alto-Shaam president. She beforehand served as chief business officer.

“Throughout her time at Alto-Shaam, Lucy has led the creation and implementation of our international business management group and product administration self-discipline, empowering our progress,” Steve Maahs mentioned. “She is now poised to steer the group via the subsequent stage of our growth consistent with our strategic aims.”

Whereas persevering with her business position inside the enterprise, McQuillan may also take duty for main Alto-Shaam’s engineering groups.

“I’m very proud to be named Alto-Shaam president,” McQuillan mentioned. “Working carefully with the management group, I’m excited to steer the enterprise as we proceed our international progress and ship on our model promise to our prospects.”

Dan Schaus has been promoted to chief monetary officer. He joined Alto-Shaam in 2020 as vp of finance.

JK Raghavan has been promoted to the newly created position of senior vp of world provide chain and worldwide manufacturing operations.