May 26, 2015 – Brentwood, TN-based The Human Capital Group, Inc. has placed Gary Langbo as president at Franke, overseeing the Kitchen Systems in North America. Mr. Langbo previously spent five years as vice president of retail, global commercial and consumer products at Underwriters Laboratories, in Northbrook, IL. Before that, he spent 15 years at Whirlpool Corporation where he served in various leadership roles including director of national accounts, category marketing director and merchandising manager for refrigeration products. Steve Hayes, senior partner at Human Capital Group, said: “Given the global nature of our client, and the intense need for cross border collaboration to drive sustainable results in an expanding vertical, Gary has the perfect blend of experience, leadership and integrity to lead the NA Kitchen Systems business for Franke.”
Franke is a provider of products and solutions for residential kitchens and bathrooms, professional foodservice, coffee preparation, beverage delivery and semi-/public washrooms.
Founded in 2000, The Human Capital Group is an executive search and leadership consulting firm with offices in Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, West Virginia and affiliate offices in 27 countries worldwide.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media