Back to News & Events

ITW FEG APPOINTS CHRIS STERN TO LEAD VULCAN COOKING BUSINESS

(Baltimore, MD) January 14, 2020 - Vulcan, the leading provider of commercial cooking equipment, and parent company ITW Food Equipment Group (ITW FEG) announce that Chris Stern has been named Vice President and General Manager of Cooking, North America effective February 10.  Mihyar Mohamed, who formerly held the position, will be transitioning to a leadership role in ITW’s Construction Products Segment.

During his 23-years at Vulcan/ITW, Stern has consistently delivered strong results and developed and led high performing, collaborative teams.  Stern began his career with Vulcan in marketing and was promoted through multiple marketing leadership roles before being named General Manager of the Range Business Unit in 2006.  Under his management, Vulcan solidified its leadership position in the Commercial Range category, delivering consistent above-market growth, enabled by strong innovation and excellent operational execution.  In 2015, he took on the additional responsibility of managing Vulcan’s Heated Holding business. 

“Chris brings a wealth of cooking industry experience to the role, and his proven management and leadership skills position him well to lead Vulcan in achieving continued profitable growth,” said Mihyar Mohamed. “I’m incredibly proud of where Vulcan is today and excited for the future based on our best in class products, operational excellence and the tremendous team we have in place.”

“I will continue to execute Vulcan’s strategic roadmap to ensure Vulcan maintains its leadership position in the industry,” said Stern.  “With a commitment to innovation and developing equipment that addresses end-user pain points, we’ve set the industry standard in quality, reliability and performance.  I am excited to continue to work with the industry’s best people to design, sell and market our products, and I look forward to ongoing business success.”  

ABOUT VULCAN

Masterful design. Precision performance. State-of-the-art innovation. For more than 150 years, Vulcan has been recognized by chefs and operators throughout the world for top-quality, energy efficient commercial cooking equipment that consistently produces spectacular results. Trust Vulcan to help make your culinary creations turn out just right—each and every time. Vulcan is part of ITW Food Equipment Group. For more information, visit www.vulcanequipment.com.

Kitchen Equipment Guide

What's right for me?

Vulcan offers 12 categories of professional-grade kitchen equipment to choose from. We’ve made it easy to find the precise model for your needs.

Contact a Dealer

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Steamers

Answer these questions to find the right model for your needs.

Contact a Dealer

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Fryers

Answer these questions to find the right model for your needs.

Contact a Dealer

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Ovens

Answer these questions to find the right model for your needs.

Contact a Dealer

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Griddles

Answer these questions to find the right model for your needs.

Contact a Dealer

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Ranges

Answer these questions to find the right model for your needs.

Contact a Dealer

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Charbroilers

Answer these questions to find the right model for your needs.

Contact a Dealer

Kitchen Equipment Guide

Request a quote

If you are looking for pricing information on a Vulcan product, please fill out the form and a representative will contact you shortly.