Refrigerated Solutions Group (“RSG”), an industry leader in refrigerated equipment and service, recently announced additions to its Commercial Sales team.

Chris Carney and Howard McCann were recently named Regional Sales Managers for the portfolio of brands.  Both Carney and McCann will report directly to Bob Stevens, Director of Dealer Sales for RSG. 

“Chris and Howard’s expertise in regional sales gives me great confidence that both will be strong assets as the Regional Sales Managers for the Master-Bilt and Nor-Lake brands,” stated Stevens.  “Both have vast foodservice equipment experience with a focus on customer relationships and manufacturer representative group enablement that will greatly contribute to the success of our RSG team,” Stevens noted.

Carney recently held the Regional VP position with the Middleby Corporation where he was responsible for key sales activities and collaborated with the product management teams.  Earlier in his career, he served as a Regional Sales Manager for Clabo USA.

McCann recently held the position of outside sales representative with the Yes Group, managing all market segments.  Prior to working with the Yes Group, McCann worked with Clarification Technology as the North America Sales Manager.

Feras Affani recently joined the RSG team as Strategic Account Manager, reporting directly to Craig Hammel, Director of Strategic Accounts.

“Affani’s expertise in Strategic Accounts, makes me proud to have Feras on the RSG team and I am confident that his role will be critical in developing and growing our strategic customer opportunities for both Master-Bilt and Nor-Lake brands,” Hammel stated.

Affani recently worked with Everidge as the VP of National Accounts, where he was responsible for all national chain sales and development.

Each new member of the team brings a wealth of experience and knowledge that will help enrich the RSG customer experience and develop strategic opportunities with our customers and channel partners.


Refrigerated Solutions Group is an industry leader with over 150 years of combined history between the Master-Bilt and Nor-Lake brands. Master-Bilt, founded in 1938, offers a complete line of coolers, freezers and refrigeration for commercial Foodservice applications.  Master-Bilt’s markets of specialty include institutional settings, restaurants, small footprint retail and convenience stores. Nor-Lake, founded in 1947, manufactures quality products to serve a wide range of Foodservice and Scientific refrigeration needs. To better align with customer needs, Nor-Lake maintains separate Foodservice and Scientific divisions. From reach-ins and prep equipment to environmental walk-in rooms, Nor-Lake offers a wide selection of commercial refrigeration products.