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Scotsman Ice Systems Announces New Midwest Region Sales Manager

January 3, 2012

VERNON HILLS, Ill.— January 3, 2012—Scotsman® Ice Systems announces the appointment of Keith Cost as regional sales manager effective Dec. 16.

Responsible for driving sales in the Midwest, Cost has more than 25 years of experience in the foodservice industry. He previously served as director of strategic accounts, global beverage team, and as director of North American foodservice distribution at Pentair Foodservice.

“Keith’s proven track record, energy and extensive industry knowledge will be an asset for Scotsman’s channel partners and customers,” said Rich Gleitsmann, president of Scotsman Ice Systems. “We are excited to have Keith join the Scotsman sales team.”

The Midwest territory was previously managed by Frank Hebner, who retired from Scotsman in September.

About Scotsman Ice Systems
As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of ice systems, with more than 300 models of ice machines, storage bins, and ice and water dispensers, Scotsman is dedicated to developing today’s most innovative ice solutions. In 2011, Scotsman earned the Award for Excellence in Energy-Efficient Product Design by ENERGY STAR®. Offering more than 60 ENERGY STAR® qualified models, Scotsman Prodigy® ice machines incorporate superior designs which reduce energy and water consumption, making a difference for the environment and the bottom line. Also, in 2010, Scotsman was the recipient of the Overall Best-in-Class award from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine, as well as the Best-in-Class award as voted by Dealers. For more information, visit www.scotsman-ice.com.