Chief Executive Officer, The Middleby Corporation
Mr. FitzGerald was named Middleby CEO in 2019 and has been with the company for nearly 25 years. Before moving to the CEO role, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he had held since 2003. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Corporate Controller from 1998 to
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Mittelman was named CFO of The Middleby Corporation in 2019. He joined the company in 2018 as Chief Accounting Officer. He has nearly 30 years of finance experience and prior his time with Middleby, he spent five years as a Vice President and Controller of Knowles Corporation. Mr.
Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Cerwin joined Middleby in 2011 and has taken on roles of increasing responsibility within the Middleby Corporate Accounting department. As Chief Accounting Officer she is responsible for overseeing the financial reporting function of all Middleby brands and global locations in the three
Chief Development Officer
Mr. Fuchsen is responsible for identifying, managing and executing the company’s mergers and acquisitions strategy and overseeing the Middleby corporate tax function in his role as Chief Development Officer which he assumed in 2023. He leads a Middleby key strategic growth initiative, directing
James K. Pool III
Chief Technology and Operations Officer
Mr. Pool joined Middleby in 2008 following the company’s acquisition of TurboChef Technologies. Most recently Mr. Pool was a group president where he had direct responsibility for the company’s brands that were focused on developing advanced technologies.
Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Spittle joined Middleby in 2010 and since that time has held several leadership positions within the company. Most recently Mr. Spittle was a group president, where was directly involved in the overall strategy for the Middleby Commercial Foodservice Group.