Antunes Names The New Managing Director of International Business
Antunes Talent: Daniel Schmidt is promoted
CAROL STREAM, IL – Antunes, a leading manufacturer of custom food service equipment, automation and water treatment, selected Daniel Schmidt, previous Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Antunes, as the company’s new Managing Director of International Business. Daniel has worked for Antunes since 2010 with previous roles in sales, supply chain and water. While continuing to lead Antunes’ Product Management team, Daniel will now focus on growing the organization’s international business. The promotion was implemented in November of 2021.
“International growth is essential to the success of Antunes’ overall business which is why I’m so honored to lead our global strategy,” said Daniel Schmidt. “In my new role, I look forward to working with our team to further enhance our operational and product development capabilities.”
With over 300 restaurant chains served globally, Antunes’ products are used in more than 150 countries. Daniel will now assist in achieving the organization’s international growth goals. Antunes’ headquarters and manufacturing plant is located in Carol Stream, IL with additional international manufacturing locations in Suzhou, China and Chennai, India.
“Antunes has a large and growing global business. With Daniel’s experience and focus on the international markets, we will accelerate our growth in target markets. We are very excited by his appointment and the positive impact he will have on our customers outside of the United States” said Dan Hartlein, President of Antunes.
The new Vice President of Marketing and Water at Antunes is Melissa Neckopulos, previous lead of the organizations’ water team.