KCL looks outside of the Americas for growth
Industry software firm KCL says it is levelling up its worldwide expansion after hiring Luca Salomoni to serve the EAME and APAC regions.
Mr Salomoni is best known as the founder and developer of MasterChef software – now owned by Specifi – which is used by commercial kitchen designers and distributors.
The move marks the expansion of Illinois-based KCL’s footprint outside of the Americas.
CL software tools have always served an
international audience, but Luca will enable us to play a more active role in
Europe, Asia, and the Middle East,” explained Kevin Kochman, president of KCL.
“With more than two decades of experience in the
foodservice design software business, Luca’s understanding of industry
challenges and his relationships will help KCL build its presence abroad. His
focus on results-driven relationships is very much in line with our approach.”
Mr Salomoni has solid experience creating CAD and
BIM applications, foodservice quote applications, and played a role in
developing the IFSE BIM standard classification.
He also brings a deep understanding of what it
takes to serve a worldwide market with more than 20 years working within the
foodservice community with manufacturers and designers.
He said he was excited about the prospect of
building KCL’s presence internationally.
“They have such a positive worldwide reputation.
Given my background, I know I can expand their reach and build on their
reputation for excellent service and innovative products, like KCL NapkinSketch
– there’s nothing like it in the EAME and APAC regions.”
KCL NapkinSketch is a tool that lets users create
quality designs without running a CAD or Revit programme. The company also
offers a free mobile app.
The company claims to have launched the world’s
first collection of foodservice design symbols from multiple manufacturers back