Northeast

J. Polep Names Sales And Foodservice Directors

New England c-store distributor J. Polep Distribution Services has named Jim Katany sales director and Sarah Binney foodservice director.

Sarah Binney
Sarah Binney

Binney has been with J. Polep since 1982, most recently serving as assistant foodservice director. Her new responsibilities include implementing and monitoring all foodservice products and programs, from maintaining stocks, to sourcing and sampling new foodservice items and concepts.

“Sarah prides herself on customer relations. She maintains effective client and customer rapport and developing mutually beneficial business relationships. By doing this she ensures J. Polep’s customers are receiving the utmost care and attention. Always putting the customer first, Sarah will go out of her way to manage onsite training to improve Serve Safe compliance and facilitate food service operations,” said Jeff Polep, company president.

Jim Katany of J. Polep
Jim Katany

Katany has worked with J. Polep since 2001. Over the last 16 years, he has worked in warehouse control positions, as a field sales representative and most recently as district manager.

“Jim possesses an excellent record of customer relations. He can identify trends and emerging developments to improve customer’s margin dollars. Jim takes the time to understand their strategies for growth with the goal to make customers successful,” said Polep.

About the author

Mike Berger

A veteran 20-year editor of The Griffin Report who often tours various supermarkets to check out the latest trends. When he isn’t writing, he enjoys sports, his family and young, energetic grandchild.

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