Kitchen Brains Appoints R. Timothy Thaler As Vice President Of Strategic Accounts

STRATFORD, Conn. – Kitchen Brains, the global leader in timers, controls, temperature monitoring, and IoT applications for the commercial kitchen/foodservice industry, is adding to its sales force for the purpose of offering innovation, constant support and rewarding results to our customers. Today, we announce with great pleasure that, R. Tim Thaler, has joined our sales team as Vice President – Strategic Accounts, reporting directly to Executive Vice President, Christian D. Koether.

Starting off his foodservice career in 1985 with Blodgett, as a Technical Service Representative, up to his most recent position this year, as Vice President of Strategic Accounts (Blodgett, Market Forge, Marsal, Pitco & MagiKitch’n), Tim has held other various Manager, Director and Vice President roles. “He has unquestionably demonstrated his hard work ethic and focus on growing the businesses he has touched,” said Koether. During his tenure, he forged strong relationships with key national chains, strengthened existing channels of distribution within the vast dealer/distributor landscape, and developed his firm’s relationships among the buying group community to drive double-digit sales growth.

“Tim’s experience provides an exceptional fit for Kitchen Brains both for our sales and strategic initiatives,” said Koether. “We believe that his all-encompassing expertise in key business and sales areas will nicely complement the company’s existing leadership team and help Kitchen Brains continue to aggressively pursue our goal to be the global world leader providing innovative embedded process controls, timers, touch screens and software applications to the food service industry.”

About Kitchen Brains

For over 45 years Kitchen Brains, more commonly known by the iconic (FAST.) ® brand name, has globally helped restaurants deliver hot, fresh, available food. Our leading-edge timing and control devices are deployed individually and in unison. They integrate wirelessly across all equipment, powered by SaaS apps solely built for the Smart Commercial Kitchen®. Labor, training, and operational costs are lowered, while the highest standards for food safety and product quality are met. Management has seamless accessibility to Key Performance Indicators, with cloud-based dashboards and control from anywhere.

Kitchen Brains has delivered its control technologies on millions of appliances used in hundreds of thousands of foodservice locations worldwide in 40 countries. For more information visit:

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