The Manitowoc Co., Inc., has named Robert Hund president of its foodservice operations, effective August 1. He will report to Company Chairman/CEO Glen Tellock.

Hund most recently served as an executive vice president of the company's Crane Care division, where he oversaw a global network of service and distribution centers for Manitowoc’s eight Crane product lines across 19 countries. Prior to that position, he was vice president of Worldwide Marketing and Product Management of Manitowoc Cranes, managing a global staff responsible for new product development, marketing communications, and operational marketing functions.

“Bob has been instrumental in helping to drive our recent financial success and operational improvements within the Crane segment," Tellock says. "He brings demonstrated global leadership to the Manitowoc Foodservice organization, in addition to his broad-based business and managerial expertise. We are thrilled to welcome Bob to his new position, and we are confident that his contributions to the business will be a seamlessly transferrable and valuable asset within the Manitowoc enterprise.”

Prior to joining Manitowoc, Hund served in key leadership positions in the United States, Europe and Asia for Caterpillar, Inc., most recently as product development manager in the Mining and Construction Equipment Division.