Magic Laundry Services Inc. (MLS), Los Angeles, recently named Cory Acton, a third-generation laundry industry professional, as vice president of operations for MLS, according to a news release.

Acton most recently served as West Coast regional sales manager for Kannegiesser ETECH. He joined Kannegiesser ETECH in 2014. Initially, Acton oversaw sales of parts for new equipment. He soon advanced to a role in the company’s project management department. A Tampa, FL, native, Acton is a 2014 graduate of Florida State University.

In another management change at MLS, Garo Jekmeian, currently vice president, has advanced to the post of senior vice president. Jekmeian is a 14-year veteran of MLS. In his new role, he’ll oversee the entire operation on a much larger scale, with a concentration on the future growth of the company.

“I am excited to have both Garo and Cory contributing to the future of Magic Laundry Services,” said MLS President Harry Kertenian. “Together, they bring their industry expertise, experience and exemplary performance. Our entire team is excited and thrilled.”

Acton’s family has deep roots in the laundry industry. His father, Ty Acton, is president of Tingue, Brown & Co., a supply of ironer pads, slings and related equipment and supplies for laundries. Ty’s father, also known as Ty, or Tyrus Ramond Acton Sr., passed away earlier this year following a 33-year career with Tingue. Click here for details.


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