Leading global catering equipment supplier Nisbets Group has announced the appointment of Michael Micallef as Managing Director, Nisbets Australia and New Zealand.
Nisbets, founded in the UK in 1983, expanded to Australia in 2010. Nisbets is considered one of the UK’s 1000 Inspiring Companies and has rated third overall in the UK’s top 50 companies for customer service.
Peter Sephton, Vice Chairman and group leader, says, “Nisbets is a world leader in catering equipment supplies. We have international presence across the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, with hundreds of thousands of customers and 32,000 world class products available next day through the internet, retail stores and via mail order”.
Sephton went on to say, ‘’We saw in Michael a great leader, one who inspires teams, suppliers and customers, knows the region and understands the customer-supplier-internal staff triangle that is so key to our business. We think Michael is a fantastic commercially astute leader, who can harness the opportunity that Australia and New Zealand present to us to provide high quality catering supply equipment at affordable prices, to a diverse market place through our multiple channels”.
Adds Michael: “This is a great opportunity to be working with a market leader like Nisbets and to be responsible for its growth and expansion. I aim to make Nisbets Australia and New Zealand the leading kitchen and catering equipment supplier and an outstanding company and employer in the region.
“The hospitality and Food Service industry is a very exciting industry to be a part of. At Nisbets, we will place a renewed lens on the end-to-end customer experience, through our talented workforce, ensuring our brand caters through partnership to the needs of a very diverse and currently challenged market.
“Nisbets stocks an extensive, ever expanding range for both front-of-house and back-of-house, everything from refrigeration to crockery. We have our own brands as well as third-party brands.”