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Diversified Foodservice Supply Appoints Dale Barina as New Chief Executive Officer

[VERNON HILLS, IL] — Diversified Foodservice Supply (DFS), a leading provider of equipment, supplies, and parts to the foodservice industry, announces the appointment of Dale

Barina as its new Chief Executive Officer.


Barina steps into the position with significant distribution leadership experience both within and outside the company. Since joining DFS in 2020 as Chief Supply Chain Officer, Barina was promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer in 2022. Prior to DFS, he held leadership roles at GE, Grainger and Reinhart Foodservice.


“I’m excited to take on this new role with DFS,” said Barina. “We have a great leadership team and a unique value proposition that differentiates us in the foodservice industry.”


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About Diversified Foodservice Supply

Diversified Foodservice Supply (DFS), LLC, based in Vernon Hills, IL, is the leader in parts, supplies and accessories for the food industry and serves over 250,000 foodservice customer locations worldwide. DFS is uniquely positioned in the industry due to its broad product assortment that offers customers a choice between National Brands from the leading OEMs in foodservice and high-quality exclusive brands such as Mavrik (parts), Franklin (supplies), and KNG (apparel). DFS offers a comprehensive inventory of in-stock products that ship same day, extended warranties, and an award-winning customer service team consisting of restaurant and service industry veterans. The company markets its products to service professionals, resellers and restaurant operators through its proprietary banners including AllPoints, TundraFMP, Gaskets Unlimited and Espresso Parts.