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FPSA Press Release

 

Media Contact:
Andy Drennan
Senior Vice President
703-663-1201
[email protected]
For Immediate Release
April 1, 2022

 

FPSA Members Elect New Officers, Board of Directors
Brian Perkins of Provisur Technologies named FPSA Chairman

McLean, VA – The Food Processing Suppliers Association held its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 23rd, and in addition to its normal business, members elected the new FPSA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Making up the Executive Committee are Brian Perkins, President at Provisur Technologies Inc., Matt Malott, President/CEO of Multivac, Inc who will serve as Immediate Past Chairman and Chairman of the Membership Committee; Bob Campbell, President & General Manager of Marlen who will serve as Chairman of the Show Committee; and Erik Brainard, President of Anritsu Infivis Inc who will serve as Treasurer; Jarrod McCarroll, President and CEO of Weber, Inc who will serve as Chairman of the FPSA Foundation; Tom Kittle, President of Handtmann Inc and Handtmann Canada Limited who will serve as Chairman of FIT, Inc.; and Gil Williams, President USA & Canada of Poly-clip System who will serve in an At-Large position and as an advisor to FIT, Inc.

“I am honored to have been elected Chairman of FPSA,” said Chairman Perkins. “Since becoming involved in the Association, I have witnessed the outstanding leadership that has guided this fine organization and I am humbled to have been considered for this tremendous opportunity. I look forward to collaborating with the Executive Committee and Board as it brings together some of the best and brightest minds from all corners of the food and beverage industry to represent both suppliers and processors and helping to guide FPSA and continue creating new business for fellow members and our customers.”

Additionally, Kate Rome of Rome Grinding Solutions was elected Chair of MISA; Brandon White of Multivac, Inc was elected Vice Chair of MISA; Martin Lutz of ProLeiT Corp. was elected Chairman of the Dairy Council; Bob Price of Haskell Company was elected Vice Chair of the Dairy Council; Jeff Tocio was elected Chair of the Beverage Council; John Piazza of Alfa Laval was elected Vice Chair of the Beverage Council; Steve Radke of JBT Corporation was elected Chair of the Prepared Foods Council; Darin Zehr of Commercial Food Sanitation was elected Vice Chair of the Prepared Foods Council; Tony Graves of The Dennis Group was elected Chair of the Bakery Council; Dante Pietrinferni of Pacproinc – Packaging Progressions, Inc was elected Vice Chair of the Bakery Council; Patrick McGady of Handtmann Inc was elected Chair of the Pet Foods Council; and Jim Bonatakis of Rexfab, Inc. was elected Vice Chair of the Pet Foods Council. In addition, Matthew Hartman of Blentech was elected as Chairman of the Networks Leadership Team and Bob Grote of Grote Company was elected to an At-Large seat on the Board.

For more information on the Food Processing Suppliers Association visit www.fpsa.org or contact David Seckman ([email protected]), President and CEO of FPSA.

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FPSA is a trade association serving suppliers to the global food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. The Association’s programs and services assist its members in marketing their products and services, and in improving their business practices. Programs and services to achieve these objectives include PROCESS EXPO, electronic media marketing, education, research, and being the voice of its members in the public arena on issues such as food safety, sanitary design of equipment, and global trade.