Acquisitions & Appointments

  • Catercost acquired by the EF Group

    By Vending International on August 23, 2019
    Catering cloud-based service provider, The EF Group, has announced the acquisition of menu planning, nutrition and allergen management service provider Catercost. Through this acquisition, The EF Group which trades as e-foods, plans to expand its software platform to offer fully integrated menu planning, allergen compliance, purchasing and supply for all types of catering. Development has already begun on a new version […]
  • Vendmanager appoints new technical manager

    By Vending International on August 23, 2019
    SB Software, the maker of Vendmanager, has appointed Martin Olivant to the role of technical manager. With more than 27 years’ experience in vending, and most recently over 13 years at Express the market-leading operator, Martin has earned his reputation for “making things work” through his: technical excellence understanding of the market depth of experience. His expertise spans the full […]
  • Acquisition presents ‘exciting opportunity’

    By Vending International on August 23, 2019
    Options Management has acquired Hilton Lane Associates Ltd T/a Boxlogix and the company will now be known as Options Management t/a Boxlogix. Paul Ure, group managing director of Options Management said: “This is a very exciting opportunity for both businesses. Both companies have similar cultures and synergies and share a passion for providing excellent goods and services. The acquisition will […]
  • Operator representative vacancy on AVA Board

    By Vending International on August 5, 2019
    The AVA has a vacancy for an Operator Representative on Board. If the company you represent is a member of the AVA, you can apply for this voluntary position. The Board meets four times a year and helps to shape and guide the workings of the AVA to ensure that member interests are best served. The successful candidate will benefit […]
  • Berry Global Group completes acquisition of RPC Group

    By Vending International on July 26, 2019
    Berry Global Group has announced the $6.5 billion acquisition of RPC Group. The combination of Berry and RPC creates a global supplier of valued-added protective solutions and one of the world’s largest plastic packaging companies. Berry’s combined global footprint will consist of over 290 locations worldwide, including locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. The pro […]
  • Payment industry expert appointed MD at Nayax Japan

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Nayax has announced that Takane Nakamura has joined the Nayax family as managing director, Nayax K.K. in Japan. Mr Nakamura will be leading Nayax’s activities in the Japanese market. He brings years of experience and knowledge in the payments industry having spent the past four years as CEO and managing director at Ingenico Japan K.K. His depth of knowledge about […]
  • New chief manufacturing & supply chain officer at KeyMe

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    KeyMe, the rapidly growing consumer technology company that is disrupting the $12 billion per year access services industry has announced the promotion of Brad Weinshenker to chief manufacturing & supply chain officer. Brad has held leadership roles at several high-profile consumer hardware technology companies, including Outerwall where he scaled RedBox kiosks to tens of thousands of locations across the U.S., fundamentally […]
  • Hawco Group gears up to meet further growth

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Hawco Group, which encompasses both the Hawco North America and Abbeychart brands, has appointed Lou Torres Jnr. to the newly created position of business development sales manager with immediate effect. The appointment supports a strategic decision to further develop the North American market where Hawco Group is experiencing growing demand for the company’s extensive product offer and technical expertise across […]
  • Zenith Global expands sustainability consulting

    By Vending International on June 19, 2019
    Zenith Global has announced the appointment of Michael Roberts as principal sustainability consultant to lead the company’s continued expansion into sustainability services across the food and drink sector. Michael Roberts will retain his current role as global business development director for Capri-Sun, while building up the Zenith Global sustainability team.  Much of Michael’s previous career was in the Coca-Cola system, […]
  • Montagu Group launches ‘UK’s largest independent vending company’

    By Vending International on May 22, 2019
    Fast-growing, specialist vending-solutions company, Montagu Group, has announced the launch of ‘The Vending People’. The new brand for its vending division creates what it describes as the UK’s largest independent vending company, with over 200 operators and 50 engineers supporting 9,000 vending machines nationally. The Group has completed a number of major acquisitions since its inception in 2017 and has […]