TriMark USA Appoints New President of TriMark SS Kemp

South Attleboro, MA – January 21, 2019 – Tom Wienclaw, Executive Vice President Mid-Western Region, is pleased to announce John Pawlowski has joined TriMark as President of TriMark SS Kemp.

John comes to TriMark from The JM Smucker Company, serving most recently as the Vice President and General Manager of Smucker’s International. John spent the bulk of his career at Smucker’s starting as a Manager in Sales and Marketing Systems and advancing into several leadership roles including Vice President, Customer Logistics and Vice President and General Manager, Greater Asia.

With his wide-ranging experience within Smucker’s, John has developed distinct strengths in identifying and driving strategic opportunities in the growth of complex, multi-faceted business entities. Upon meeting John, people immediately recognize his energy, sincere passion to elevate his team, and an immense desire to give back.

“I am incredibly excited about joining TriMark. Having spent a good portion of my career delivering quality food to consumer tables, I’m honored to have the opportunity to continue to bring great meals to millions through serving TriMark’s customers and exceeding expectations every single day,” said John Pawlowski. “I am humbled by SS Kemp’s history, growth, culture, and leadership team and look forward to being part of continuing the tradition of success that started in 1926. I am eager to meet the entire team, learn the landscape of the company and get to work building for tomorrow.”

“I am thrilled to welcome John to the TriMark family as the next President of TriMark SS Kemp,” said Tom Wienclaw. “Certainly, getting someone of John’s caliber is going to benefit not only SS Kemp but TriMark as a whole. John has proven to be a remarkable leader of people and will establish a great culture. I’m confident in John’s ability to take TriMark SS Kemp to the next level.”

John earned his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Miami University, and holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from Kent State University.

Tom Wienclaw will focus on regional growth opportunities, market and segment expansion along with execution of company-wide business initiatives. John will be responsible for continuing to advance TriMark SS Kemp sales growth and profitability.

About TriMark USA

TriMark USA, LLC is the country’s largest provider of design services, equipment, and supplies to the foodservice industry. TriMark offers foodservice operators an unparalleled level of service by combining the hands-on support and local market knowledge of a strong regional supplier with the purchasing strength, industry expertise, delivery, and installation capabilities of a national company. TriMark Divisions include TriMark Adams-Burch in Landover, MD; TriMark Economy Restaurant Fixtures in San Francisco and Sacramento, CA; TriMark Federighi Design in Richmond, CA; TriMark Foodcraft in Winston-Salem, NC; TriMark Gill Group in Crofton, MD, TriMark Gill Marketing in Phoenix, AZ; TriMark Hockenbergs in Omaha, NE; TriMark Marlinn in Chicago, IL; TriMark R.W. Smith in San Diego, CA; TriMark Orange County in Irvine, CA; TriMark SS Kemp in Cleveland, OH, Pittsburgh, PA, Columbus, OH, and Cincinnati, OH; TriMark Strategic in Lewisville, TX with locations in Texas, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee; TriMark Minnesota with locations in Eagan, Plymouth and St. Cloud MN; TriMark United East in South Attleboro, MA; Chefs’ Toys with several locations in Southern California and BigTray in San Francisco, CA. For more information, please visit

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