Industry News | April 15, 2013

Rational Appoints New President for USA

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Markus Glueck has taken over the management of Rational USA. Markus is succeeding Björn Rowland, who will continue to be located in Schaumburg, Illinois, concentrating on his role as Area VP of North America.  

Markus brings considerable expertise and a highly successful record to his role at Rational. Born in Germany, he has worked in the United States for the last 10 years. Markus Glueck joined from WMF Americas Group Inc., where he was President/CEO and a member on the Board of Directors. Thus, Markus has a great deal of knowledge in regards to the foodservice industry.
 
“I look forward to further developing the U.S. market by offering maximum customer benefits together with our strong team and partners,” says Markus. “In order to offer the best possible tool for hot food preparation, Rational invests not only in research and development, but it also employs over 250 chefs worldwide to achieve this goal. With a team of chefs, we are able to better understand the needs of each foodservice operation and provide them with solutions day after day,” explains Markus.
 
“I am excited to welcome Markus Glueck.I am convinced that he will accelerate the strong growth of Rational USA even further thanks to his global experience and comprehensive management know-how,” says Björn Rowland, Area VP of North America.