“Since joining Middleby in 2003, Magdy has headed several of our business units and has a proven track record of leadership. He has consistently driven operational efficiencies in our businesses and has been instrumental in the development of a number of our new product initiatives. In Magdy’s new and expanded role, he will provide strategic oversight and direction as we further develop our global manufacturing strategy for the food processing platform. Magdy will also drive development efforts to introduce new innovative technologies for the Food Processing Group. Prior to this position, Magdy was president of Alkar, MP Equipment and RapidPak. He also held the position as VP of Operations of Middleby Marshall, a division of Middleby, where he lead the development of the WOW! oven. Prior to joining Middleby, Magdy was General Manager for Vulcan Hart, a division of ITW.”About The Middleby Corporation The Middleby Corporation is a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. The company develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used for commercial food cooking, preparation and processing. The company's leading equipment brands serving the commercial foodservice industry include Anets®, Blodgett®, Blodgett Combi®, Beech ®, Bloomfield®, Britannia®, Carter Hoffmann®, CookTek®, CTX®, Doyon®, FriFri®, Giga®, Holman®, Houno®, IMC®, Jade®, Lang®, Lincat®, MagiKitch'n®, Middleby Marshall®, Nu-Vu®, PerfectFry®, Pitco Frialator®, Southbend®, Star®, Toastmaster® Turbochef® and Wells®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the food processing industry include Alkar®, Cozzini®, Danfotech®, MP Equipment®, and RapidPak®. The Middleby Corporation has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Small Companies in 2008, 2009 and 2010. For further information about Mauer-Atmos, visit www.mauer-atmos.de. For further information about Middleby, visit www.middleby.com.