St. Louis - Dot Foods, the nation's largest redistributor, is proud to announce the promotion of Brian Middendorf to director of sales support in the company's Sales Department, based in Chesterfield. Dick Tracy, executive vice president of foodservice at Dot, made the announcement.

"Brian has been a great asset for our team," said Tracy. "He's had a lot of success in every step of his career at Dot, and I'm sure he'll succeed in his new role."

Middendorf started with Dot in outside sales in1998 and has since led efforts in a variety of areas, such as the Dot Expressway, eMarketing, business analysis, sales budgeting and forecasting, and the Dot Ecommerce Team. Along with his existing responsibilities, customer service and customer development will now report to Middendorf.

"I'm grateful for the opportunities that Dot has given me to succeed," Middendorf said. "This is a place where you're always growing along with the company."

About Dot Foods

Dot Foods and Dot Transportation continue to experience exceptional growth and are hiring in record numbers. Both companies are looking to fill several positions for full and part-time drivers and warehouse personnel in all eight locations. To learn more about careers at Dot Foods, visit www.dotfoods.com/careers and follow @DotFoodsCareers on Twitter.

Dot Foods Inc. carries 105,000 products from 600 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit www.dotfoods.com.