Wednesday, 28 September 2016

yummex Middle East: Double-digit Growth for the 10th Anniversary

yummex Middle East: Double-digit Growth for the 10...

  The international trade fair for sweets and snacks in the MENA region, yummexMiddle East, which...

UK’s Best New Fish and Chip Shops Announced

UK’s Best New Fish and Chip Shops Announced

 The UK’s top 10 new fish and chip shops have been announced by the 2017 National Fish and Chip Aw...

Show Review: Over 300 Exhibitors at PotatoEurope 2016

Show Review: Over 300 Exhibitors at PotatoEurope 2...

 The 300 exhibitors present (25% more than in 2008) were able to meet with their customers, at Pot...

ConAgra Foods Acquires Frontera

ConAgra Foods Acquires Frontera

 ConAgra Foods has announced that it has acquired the packaged foods businesses of Frontera Foods and R...

Three New Appointments for tna’s Asia Pacific Team

Three New Appointments for tna’s Asia Pacific Team

 Food processing and packaging supplier tna has expanded its team in Asia, with the appointments of a n...

JBT Corporation Acquires Cooling and Applied Technologies

JBT Corporation Acquires Cooling and Applied Technologi...

 JBT Corporation, a global technology solutions provider for the food and beverage industry, announced ...

Key Technology Introduces VERYX Belt-Fed Digital Sorters to Europe

Key Technology Introduces VERYX Belt-Fed Digital Sorter...

 Key Technology introduces its VERYX belt-fed digital sorters to the European food processing industry ...

Case Study: Ishida Helps Spanish Snack Manufacturer to Grow

Case Study: Ishida Helps Spanish Snack Manufacturer to ...

 Aperitivos y Extrusionados (Apex), now one of Spain’s top three snack food manufacturers, uses Ishida ...

GEA to Present Equipment Portfolio at Chillventa

GEA to Present Equipment Portfolio at Chillventa

  From October 11 to 13, 2016, Chillventa will turn the trade show fairgrounds in Nuremberg into an in...

Nigeria Has a New Potato Processing Plant

Nigeria Has a New Po...

 A USD120m potato farm and processing plantis underway in ...

DQ System Launches Potato Skins Snack

DQ System Launches P...

 Dairy Queen brand has unveiled a new line of oven-hot sna...

US Processed 5% Less Potatoes in 2015

US Processed 5% Less...

US potatoes used for processing totaled 280 million cwt, d...

Lay’s Chalet Sauce Potato Chips Available in Canadian Retail

Lay’s Chalet Sauce P...

  Frito-Lay Core Global Brands, PepsiCo Foods Canada, a...

Cambodia Opens First Potato Research Centre

Cambodia Opens First...

 With potato consumption continuing to rise in the Kingdom...

Land-Grant Universities Bolster the US Potato Genebank’s Impact

Land-Grant Universit...

 Land-grant universities are collaborating to support the ...

New Variety of Innate Potato Approved

New Variety of Innat...

  The J.R. Simplot Company has completed a voluntary cons...

The Use of Nicotine-based Pesticides Limited in Minnesota

The Use of Nicotine-...

  Seeking to reverse a decline in bees and other pollinat...

Greenpeace Issues Blacklist for Pesticides in EU

Greenpeace Issues Bl...

 Greenpeace Germany has recently published a new version o...

Costs of Developing GM Potatoes Comparable to Conventional Varieties

Costs of Developing ...

  The cost of developing GM potato varieties is in fact n...

Key Technology announces the appointment of Louis Vintro as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Global Operations.

 

Vintro is responsible for planning and managing all aspects of Key's operations, including business development, in support of the company's overall strategic objectives to deliver world-class automated inspection, specialized conveying, and product preparation systems to customers.

Vintro will lead Key's global operations and manufacturing activities.

He will manage the development of new business alliances and future acquisition opportunities and will also work closely with Key's research and development team to bring new products into production.

"Louis has a proven track record in leading international technology-based capital equipment businesses and expanding those enterprises through partnerships, acquisitions, and new product development," said David Camp, President and CEO of Key Technology.

"With his skill and experience, we are confident that Louis will be a strong addition to Key's executive management team and help the company grow while continuing to focus on achieving the highest customer satisfaction."

Vintro brings more than 18 years of business development and operational leadership experience to his position at Key. Most recently, he was Vice President and General Manager of the Semiconductor Division of ESI, Inc.

Previously, he was Senior Director of Technical Programs for KLA-Tencor Corporation. Prior to that, he was Global Business Manager for BOC Edwards Kachina, now Applied Materials, Inc.

He holds a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford University; an MBA from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and a bachelor's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

"I'm excited to join Key and help customers ensure the safety of their food products while reducing their operating costs by leveraging our company's innovative equipment and world-class support network," noted Louis Vintro.

"I'm looking forward to helping Key maximize its potential to deliver value-added solutions to customers."

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