Chuck Sena has been named Industry Manager – Sanitary for Dorner. In the role, Sena will be working with sales, marketing and channel partners to develop and execute strategic plans to drive sales of Dorner’s sanitary conveyor platform.
Colbert Packaging Corp., announces that Chief Operating Officer John Lackner will succeed Jim Hamilton as the company’s president. Hamilton, who is stepping back from the day-to-day operations, has been named chairman of the board, a post previously held by Nancy Colbert MacDougall, daughter of founder Charles Colbert. MacDougall will retain a position on the board, while also taking on the role of CEO.
MULTIVAC Inc. chooses two industry veterans for new and important roles, continuing the succession plan that resulted from the recent appointments of Matt Malott to President/CEO and Jim Campbell to Chairman of the Board.
Harpak-ULMA has announced that Kevin Roach has been named president of the company. Roach is a senior-level technology executive with proven global leadership and distinguished performance in operations and sales, as well as financial and general management.
BPA has named Andre Boom the new COO for BluePrint Automation (BPA) Americas. Boom spent the last 25+ years with leading snack food manufacturers such as Snyder’s-Lance, Pinnacle Foods and Quaker Oats.
Greg Jones, formerly Director of Sales & Marketing for SUN Automation, has been promoted to Vice President of Global Sales and Aftermarket at Sun Automation Group. In the role, he will oversee SUN’s international sales teams as well as operations of its Guangzhou, China, and Bristol, U.K. locations.
Sussex IM has named Kyle Kopp Vice President of manufacturing. In this role, he will lead all strategic planning for manufacturing, including management of maintenance, secondary equipment, planning and team scheduling.
Ricardo Abud is the new president for CMD Corporation. Abud will lead the company on its commitment to advancing equipment technology to bring next-level success to customers; expanding CMD’s international footprint and market presence; and fostering a culture of customer focus.
The July issue of Packaging Strategies highlights active packaging benefits; the private label boom post-COVID, staying competitive with X-ray machinery, a new OpX column, how factory of the future solutions unlock equipment efficiencies, expanding business with new product development and a household care company who believes it’s humor and sustainability that make the brand.