Introducing Shawn McElyea – Director of Marketing

Renau Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of custom controls and kitchen systems, announced the expansion of its marketing team. To lead this initiative, Shawn McElyea has joined to be the Director of Marketing.  Mr. McElyea was recently the Director of Marketing at Welbilt where he was in charge of brand strategy for KitchenConnect and Beverage.  Prior to joining Welbilt, Mr. McElyea held roles at Unified Brands focused on marketing communications and product development.  His tenure of almost two decades within foodservice spans across various responsibilities within market research, product development, and marketing strategy.

“I am very excited to be with such an awesome group of developers,” says McElyea.  “Renau’s long and successful history of developing reliable control solutions for foodservice equipment and aerospace and defense gives a very unique competitive position in the marketplace.  It is an honor to come aboard and help grow this business.”

Since being promoted to VP of Sales & Marketing last year, Michael Renau has put strong focus on bolstering Renau’s market presence. He adds: “We kept ourselves very busy during the pandemic and developed numerous ground breaking solutions aimed at helping equipment manufacturers and operators alike. My primary goal is to help simplify running a commercial kitchen and provide operators with the best tools possible for the job.”

With headquarters in Chatsworth, California, and Renau Research & Development in Poland, Renau Corporation is the foodservice industry’s premier custom control and kitchen system designer and manufacturer. With unique, cost effective products for both equipment manufacturers and operators, we provide complete solutions which help contribute to higher quality and better tasting food all over the world.”