SIDNEY, OHIO — Rick Kesig and Richard Taylor have joined Peerless Food Equipment as director of engineering and director of sales, respectively.
Mr. Kesig will be responsible for directing the engineering teams while furthering the company’s product development initiatives. Prior to joining Peerless, he was vice-president of engineering and operations at Littleford Day, Inc. He also has experience in the industrial mixer segment and has developed equipment to service the food, pharmaceutical, chemical and plastics industries.
He received a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Cincinnati and a master’s of business administration in finance at Xavier University.
As director of sales, Mr. Taylor will direct the outside and inside sales teams while strengthening global agent channels. He most recently was vice-president of global sales and marketing for a manufacturer of commercial wind turbines. Earlier, he spent several years with Emerson, a diversified global manufacturing and technology company.
He received a bachelor’s of science degree in marketing/management at Northern Illinois University and a master’s of business administration in quantitative analysis at the University of Cincinnati.