Riverside, Missouri (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 -- Marlen International, Inc. [“Marlen”] announces the appointment of Kevin Howard to the position of vice president of sales where he will be responsible for growth and management of sales, both internationally and in North America.
“Kevin is a wonderful addition to our leadership team and brings years of food processing and packaging equipment experience with a solid track record of domestic and global sales growth. He will play a key role as we continue to expand our Marlen and Carruthers offerings while executing on the next phases of our company’s growth,” stated President Bob Campbell.
Howard added, “I am excited to be leading Marlen’s global sales efforts and am looking forward to contributing to the growth of an organization with such a strong reputation in the food and meat processing equipment industry.”
Kevin is a successful senior executive leader with broad-based strategic experience in key areas of sales, marketing and operations. He came to Marlen after serving as President for North American start-up, Schur Packaging Systems, where he had full responsibility for all functional areas, including machine sales, aftermarket parts and packaging. Prior to joining Schur, Howard led Provisur Technologies’ sales, marketing, product management and aftermarket services groups in the Americas. Kevin holds an MBA in Marketing Management from DePaul University and will office in Downers Grove, IL.
About Marlen International
Marlen International, Inc. is a global manufacturer of food processing equipment for a variety of products including meat, poultry, pet food, fish, vegetables, fruit, bakery, confectioneries, snacks and dairy goods. Marlen International products are sold under the Marlen and Carruthers brand names. For more than 50 years, Marlen International has manufactured pumping, portioning, filling, size reduction, thermal processing and material handling equipment for pumping, portioning, filling, dicing, grinding, slicing, reducing, chilling and cooking food products. Hundreds of blue chip food processors turn to Marlen International for highly engineered products, replacement parts, and field services. Marlen International is a Duravant Company. For more information, visit http://www.marlen.com.
Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, Duravant is a global engineered equipment company with an over 100-year operating history. Through their portfolio of operating companies, Duravant delivers trusted end-to-end process solutions for customers and partners through engineering and integration expertise, project management and operational excellence. With worldwide sales distribution and service networks they provide immediate and lifetime aftermarket support to all the markets they serve in the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors. Duravant’s market-leading brands are synonymous with innovation, durability and reliability. Visit http://www.duravant.com.
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