Brian Jahnke has been named Kitchen Brains' VP of Business Development covering European, Middle Eastern and African markets.
According to the company, Jahnke will be based in Freiburg, Germany, and his hire supports Kitchen Brains' growth strategy initiated last year with the appointment of CEO Timothy Lane.
Jahnke was previously director of International Sales EMEA at CookTek LLC, manufacturer of induction cooking, holding and delivery equipment, and interim manager for various SMEs looking to grow internationally.
The Kitchen Brains' product line streamlines equipment diagnostics, maintenance and service for providers such as Manitowoc Foodservice Group, Middleby Corporation, Wendy's, Yum! Brands and McDonald's.