CAROL STREAM, IL – Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, has named Dan Hartlein as president. Glenn Bullock will remain as CEO.
Hartlein joins Antunes after more than 14 years as executive vice president of Minneapolis based Twin City Fan Companies Ltd. (TCF) and COO of the Clarage division. TCF designs and manufactures air moving equipment for industrial and commercial applications. In this role, he led the vision, strategy and execution for the heavy duty division of the company and was responsible for several facets of the global business, including international, sales, marketing, engineering, information technology, quality control, research and development, and materials management.
“I am honored to join the leadership team of such a respected, industry-leading company,” said Hartlein. “I look forward to working alongside my fellow team members and our partners to continue Antunes’ commitment to excellence and build on 60 years of providing solutions to drive success for every customer.”
As president, Hartlein’s primary role will be to help Antunes continue to grow — working closely with CEO Glenn Bullock and engaging with the product development, sales/marketing, operations, finance and HR teams on their respective initiatives. Bullock will continue to focus on Antunes’ strategies and vision and on maintaining its strong corporate culture.
“I consider it a win to have an executive of Dan’s caliber serve as president,” said Bullock. “His business acumen and experience leading cross-functional teams will be a tremendous asset to our company as we position ourselves for continued growth and success.”
Antunes is a leading custom foodservice equipment manufacturer, specializing in countertop cooking and water filtration solutions for global operations. Headquartered in Carol Stream, Illinois, Antunes is driven by a commitment to provide reliable performance, customer-focused service and premium quality. For more information, visit www.antunes.com.