Mark Whalen has been named president of Electrolux Food Service Americas Division. Whalen is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience. He has previously led the efforts of Jackson, Vulcan-Hart and Victory and serves on the board of directors for the North American Association of Foodservice Equipment Manufacturers. In his new role, Whalen will be responsible for all aspects of the foodservice equipment business in the region.

Other top-level operational changes at Electrolux Professional North America as of Jan. 1 include Alberto Zanata’s return to Electrolux Professional headquarters in Europe to take over the role of vice president of global business development. Dr. D. Munchow, executive vice president Electrolux AB, will take over the responsibilities associated with Zanata’s previous role of president of Electrolux Professional North America.