Simon Merrick appointed director of Hobart Cooking Solutions

07 February 2014
Simon Merrick appointed director of Hobart Cooking Solutions

Simon Merrick has been appointed director of cooking solutions at Hobart taking over the role from Ian Garner who retired at the end of 2013.

In his new role, Merrick will be responsible for developing the success of the company's leading portfolio of brands including Bonnet, MBM, ELRO and Wolf.

Merrick said: "I am delighted to have joined such a major kitchen equipment company as Hobart and am looking forward to working with my new team to address the challenges ahead. My initial focus will be on maintaining the growth of the cooking business and building on Hobart's unrivalled reputation among caterers for technological development, product innovation and equipment quality."

Merrick has extensive experience of the catering equipment industry having joined Hobart from Manitowoc Foodservice, a manufacturer and supplier of professional kitchen equipment, where he had been sales director, responsible for UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.

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