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Hestan Commercial Hires Basil Larkin, VP Sales

July 1, 2015
By Business Wire News


Hestan Commercial, a premium appliance manufacturer specializing in high-end commercial appliances, today announced Basil Larkin has joined their team as Vice President of Sales. Larkin brings more than 20 years of experience in the high-end appliance industry to his role at Hestan Commercial.

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Basil Larkin joins Hestan Commercial as VP Sales. (Photo: Business Wire)

Basil Larkin joins Hestan Commercial as VP Sales. (Photo: Business Wire)

Larkin joins Hestan Commercial from Craftsman Republic, where he served as their Chief Sales Officer. Prior to Craftsman Republic, he spent two years as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Lynx Grills, Inc. In that role, he was responsible for sales organization and strategy, distribution management, and marketing and product management. Larkin earlier held several senior management roles at Viking Range Corporation, Whirlpool Corporation, BSH Home Appliances Corporation and HADCO.

“We are extremely proud to have Basil on board,” said Eric Deng, General Manager at Hestan Commercial. “His leadership, charisma, and work ethic speaks for itself. We look forward to making some serious waves in the marketplace with him on our team. Hestan Commercial is committed to hiring the best talent in the industry.”

Larkin joins the Hestan Commercial team at its headquarters in Anaheim, CA. To learn more about Hestan Commercial, visit, on Twitter @HestanTeam and Instagram hestanteam.

About Hestan Commercial

Hestan Commercial is a premium appliance manufacturer specializing in high-end commercial appliances. Originated in 2014, Hestan is a subsidiary of Meyer Corporation, the largest cookware supplier in the U.S. and the second largest in the world. Hestan is headquartered in a new 70,000 square-foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Anaheim, CA, which includes a showroom, test kitchen and certified test lab. The Hestan kitchen will include freestanding ranges with sealed burners, island suites, lineups, countertop equipment, convection ovens, griddles, char broilers, French tops, hot tops, planchas, salamanders, cheesemelters, fryers, pasta cookers and refrigerated bases. Hestan Commercial was designed with input from some of the country’s top chefs, including, Thomas Keller, Timothy Hollingsworth, Walter Manzke, Corey Lee, Rory Herrmann, Marcus Ware and Amar Santana, and renowned kitchen designer Mark Stech-Novak. The product line is built entirely in the United States.

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