Key Technology Appoints Govert van Drunen as Sales Manager for EMEIA
Key Technology, Inc.
150 Avery St.
Walla Walla, WA, 99362
Press release date: July 31, 2012
Key Technology announces the promotion of Govert van Drunen to the position of EMEIA Sales Manager at Key Technology BV, the company's European operation. Van Drunen is responsible for sales and channel development in Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa (EMEIA). He will plan and manage regional sales activities that bring Key's automated inspection, specialized conveying, and product preparation systems to the market.
"During his time at Key, Govert has demonstrated his skill at leading an international sales team. This experience, together with his successful track record of managing sales for other food processing equipment manufacturers, make Govert ideally qualified for his new position," said Tim Lobdell, Managing Director of Key Technology BV. "We look forward to Govert's vision and leadership as we focus on helping processors improve their product quality and maximize productivity to successfully compete in the global economy."
Prior to accepting this position, van Drunen was Key's Channel Sales Manager for EMEIA. He brings 25 years of experience in the food processing industry and has spent the past 12 years managing international sales of food processing equipment in the potato, vegetable, and fresh-cut produce industries. Before joining Key, he was Interim Sales Manager at Grisnich. Previously, he was Export Sales Manager for FTNON, Sales Manager for BMA Nederland, and General Manager for BMA China.
"Key Technology is a global market leader known for innovative design, quality engineering, and excellent customer support," said van Drunen. "I am excited to bring Key's value-added processing solutions to a broader base of international customers."
About Key Technology, Inc.
Key Technology, an ISO-9001 certified company, is a leading designer and manufacturer of process automation systems, integrated electro-optical inspection and sorting systems, and processing systems. Key® systems help processors to improve quality, increase yield, and reduce cost. With worldwide sales representation, the company maintains demonstration and testing facilities at its headquarters and manufacturing divisions in Walla Walla, Washington, USA, and at Key Technology BV in Beusichem, the Netherlands. The company's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol: KTEC.
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