INWOOD, N.Y. — Commercial laundry equipment distributor Laundrylux has appointed John Sabino president and current President Howard Herman senior counselor and director, effective in January, the company reports.
“John has done a tremendous job the past four years as chief operating officer and manager of vended laundry sales,” says Neal Milch, Laundrylux CEO. “I am delighted to recognize John’s accomplishments and our confidence by greatly expanding his responsibilities as president of Laundrylux. John will be involved in every aspect of our business going forward.”
“I have personally witnessed the transformation of Laundrylux over the last few years and Neal’s commitment to innovation and investment in the business for long-term success,” says Sabino.
“I am excited by my new role and dedicated to building on our successful initiatives, working very closely with our distributors and customers,” Sabino adds.
Regarding his new responsbilities, Herman says, “I’ve been involved in our day-to-day business for decades, but now I can step back and focus on larger business development opportunities which we have today in every area of our business.”
He adds, “I will help John and his team as needed, but my principal efforts now are relationship development, industry commitments such as the Coin Laundry Association, and executing strategic projects with Neal, such as the complete reconstruction and expansion of our parts, service, quality control and warehouse operations in 2014 to support our rapid business growth.”
Regarding Herman’s appointment, Milch says, “Howard is known and respected throughout the industry. Howard will create opportunities with route operators, key national OPL accounts, multi-store owners, and other important constituencies where his extraordinary experience and relationships bring unique value. I personally rely on Howard for frank advice, and his common sense is invaluable to me.”