Foodservice equipment maker The Middleby Corporation has announced the promotion of David B. Baker from chief financial officer to the newly created position of chief administrative officer, and the promotion of Timothy J. FitzGerald from controller to chief financial officer. Mr. Baker will continue to hold the offices of vice president and secretary, and Mr. FitzGerald will continue to hold the office of vice president.
In order to fully support the growing importance and complexity of corporate governance, the Board of Directors said it has created the position of chief administrative officer. In this new position, Mr. Baker will lead the company's efforts in corporate governance issues as well as other administrative and strategic duties. Mr. FitzGerald, previously controller of Middleby, will become the chief financial officer, the office previously held by Mr. Baker.
The company said these management changes will help strengthen Middleby for continued growth, profitability and a leadership role in its industry.
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