Hoshizaki America Inc. Announces New President



Hoshizaki America, Inc. announces the formal appointment of Chris Karssiens as president after serving as interim president since March 25 and Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing prior to that.


"With over 40 years experience in the foodservice equipment industry and proven expertise in leading companies, driving successful sales strategies and team building, it was an easy decision." Chris will be taking the reins at Hoshizaki America, working strategically with Hoshizaki Japan to build on new opportunities created by this past year’s events. “We have a strong team,” stated Karssiens, “which is agile and ready to capitalize on growth for value creation.”


Tri-State Marketing would like to congratulate Chris on his new role at Hoshizaki!


HOSHIZAKI is the world leader in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of a wide range of products for the foodservice industry including ice machines, refrigerators, freezers, prep tables, display cases and dispensers. With corporate headquarters in Peachtree City, Georgia, and a second manufacturing facility in Griffin, Georgia, Hoshizaki America, Inc. employs over 800 people nationwide. Hoshizaki's attention to detail, continuous innovation, and commitment to the highest standards ensure its customers have exceptional quality products. Hoshizaki has earned ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence multiple years in a row for superior energy efficiency achievements.


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