Rich’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Richard Ferranti Named Chairman of the Board for International Foodservice Manufacturing Association

Buffalo, NY, February 20, 2015 – Rich Products Corporation’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Richard Ferranti has been named the 2015 Chairman of the Board for the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), a trade association established in 1952 comprising more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious food, equipment and supply manufacturers and other organizations that support the foodservice industry.

After serving as a board and executive committee member of IMFA for several years, Ferranti will lead the board in advancing foodservice strategies that focus on improving members’ businesses and enhance consumer’s enjoyment of the industry.

“Serving as chairman of IFMA will be a great experience for me, and it reinforces Rich’s history of leadership and knowledge sharing through industry association participation,” Ferranti said. “I look forward to working with the association’s board and members to continue advancing IFMA’s vision and mission. We have a very accomplished group of leaders who are ambitious about developing the best approaches for reviewing long-term strategies and understanding demographic and consumer trends that will grow their business.”

 About International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA):

IFMA is a leading trade association comprised of the world’s most prestigious food, equipment and supply manufacturers in the $600 billion foodservice industry, as well as related marketing service organizations, trade publications, distributors and brokers. For more information, visit ifmaworld.com. Follow IFMA on Twitter: @IFMAWORLD or join our group on LinkedIn. IFMA media contact: Pete Spinner, Director, Integrated Marketing, Phone: 312-253-4690, Email: pete@ifmaworld.com.