New position will focus on growing global manufacturer partnerships
ADDISON, Ill. – Parts Town, the technology innovator and market-leading distributor of OEM foodservice equipment parts, today announced that Kevin Fink has joined the team as Senior Vice President, Global Manufacturer Partnerships. In this newly created role, Fink will focus on building deep global partnerships with the industry’s leading manufacturers with an emphasis on
improving the customer experience, growing genuine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts sales, and supply chain simplification.
“We are delighted to have a new leader join our team who exemplifies Parts Town’s values and has proven to be a high-integrity leader,” said Clint Holder, Chief Commercial Officer, Parts
Town. “Following our acquisition of REPA group earlier this year, we have a massive opportunity to partner with manufacturers globally to grow OEM parts sales and improve the customer experience. Fink’s addition to our team will make a huge impact.”
Fink joins Parts Town after holding several senior leadership roles with leading food equipment manufacturers, including President of Standex Refrigeration, Executive Vice President of Ali Group, President of Enodis (Welbilt) U.S.A., and several leadership roles at Hobart Corporation.
“At Parts Town, we almost never hire senior leaders from within our industry, as we’ve always committed ourselves to bringing diverse thinking and new ideas to the organization,” said Steve Snower, Town Troublemaker (aka CEO), Parts Town. “We made an exception for Kevin because of who he is as a person and a leader. We admire his integrity and commitment to doing things the right way and look forward to partnering with him for years to come.”
Parts Town has seen major growth in its distribution programs over the years and has the most in-stock OEM parts in the industry from over 1,100 manufacturers. Throughout 2021, Parts Town added 23 new master distribution programs, bringing the total to 207 programs to ensure the highest inventory availability for its customers.
“I have long admired Parts Town for its culture, values, and the quality of people within the organization,” said Fink. “I am excited to join this fast-paced, high-growth, innovative organization and look forward to building durable, high-integrity global partnerships with the industry’s leading manufacturers.”
About Parts Town
Parts Town is the leading distributor of genuine OEM (original equipment manufacturer) foodservice equipment parts. When there’s a hiccup in any commercial kitchen, Parts Town is ready to jump in and help with the most in-stock parts on the planet, innovative technology, and unmatched customer experience. Customized solutions benefit food equipment service companies, chain restaurants, institutions and independent restaurants.
Partnering with the top manufacturers of commercial cooking, refrigeration, ice and beverage equipment, and now offering HVAC and residential appliance replacement parts, Parts Town improves the supply chain, increases sales of genuine OEM parts and keeps every customer’s business running like clockwork. For more information, https://www.partstown.com/.