International marketing leader joins industry-leading oil management team
MINNEAPOLIS – September 15, 2015 – Restaurant Technologies Inc. (RTI) announced today that marketing and sales leader Mark Copeland has joined the RTI team as the new Vice President and CMO. With over 25 years of experience in worldwide consumer products, business-to-business and retail, Copeland is expected to lead marketing strategy and operations to reach national food service customers. In addition, he plans to provide best practices and offer advice to help RTI’s customers improve the operational profitability, quality and safety of their restaurant operations.
“Mark Copeland is an internationally respected and admired marketing professional. I have no doubt that he will help us reach our potential as a company with his keen skills for strategic planning and marketing management,” said Jeff Kiesel, CEO, Restaurant Technologies Inc. “His unwavering focus on customer, character, commitment, courage and community is infectious.”
A graduate of the University of Cambridge, Copeland began his career as a marketing analyst at Saatchi & Saatchi in London, United Kingdom. He went on to land a position at SC Johnson, working his way up to senior marketing director.
Across his previous posts, Copeland has driven more than $680 million in sales and $170 million in profit growth. His marketing and sales experiences were set in both Europe and the USA, serving as vice president of marketing for Ecolab in the United States, Metro Group in the UK, and senior director of marketing for SC Johnson in both Europe and the United States.
To learn more about Copeland’s journey, visit LinkedIn.
About RTI – Restaurant Technologies Inc.
Restaurant Technologies Inc. (RTI). Improving quality. Improving safety. Improving the environment. The company’s fully automated oil storage, handling and disposal management system helps increase worker safety, improve restaurant cleanliness and minimize frying-oil inconveniences. RTI data-management solutions provide restaurant decision-makers with increased visibility into oil usage for better food quality and consistency. Headquartered in Mendota Heights, Minn., RTI serves more than 23,000 customers via 40 depots throughout the United States.
Restaurant Technologies Inc. and RTI are trademarks of RTI.