Kold-Draft, a leader in the manufacture of high quality, innovative ice machines, recently announced the appointment of Martin Gardner as president and chief operating officer. Leonard Kosar remains Kold-Draft’s CEO. Gardner brings extensive managerial experience, most recently as executive vice president of sales at TTI Floor Care.

Gardner formerly held numerous executive positions at GE Lighting, including general manager – Wal-Mart; general manager – Global Automotive Lighting; and general manager – Commercial Services; and was a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He also served as vice president of sales at ICI Paints and ran both its Puerto Rico and Export License businesses.

About Kold-Draft, Marty says, “They are a dedicated company at the forefront of ice-making technology. I am honored to be contributing to their leadership in the industry.”