Rich Packer Named President of American Metalcraft
Rich Packer has been named president of AMERICAN METALCRAFT, a Franklin Park, Illinois, company manufacturing, importing, and distributing restaurant supplies throughout the U.S. and around the world. Packer succeeds David Kahn and is the first non-family member to hold the office of president for this third-generation family business. He joined American Metalcraft in 1994 as national sales manager and has held many positions at the company, most recently acting as chief operating officer. During his tenure at American Metalcraft, the company has grown six times in revenue and evolved from manufacturing and importing primarily back-of-the-house items for pizzerias, bars, and banquets, to selling hundreds of innovative restaurant products for the kitchen, buffets, tabletops, and bars.