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Change is good for BOBST

By Canadian Packaging Staff   

General Bobst Bobst North America personnel movements at Bobst

BOBST North America makes a few organization changes to personnel, as it continues expanding its global services.

Roseland, New Jersey – BOBST North America Inc. announces a few organization changes, effective August 1, 2013.

Steve Creasey, vice-president of business unit sheet fed North America and Latin America North will assume a new management role as zone business director in Greater China. In preparation for Creasey’s move, BOBST has formed the following organizational structure to manage capital equipment sales in the market:

  • Doug Herr is now director of sales, folding carton for North America and Latin America North

  • Brian Kentopp is the director of sales, corrugated board for North America;

  • Tom Phillips is named the director, product line flex folder-gluers and rotary diecutters for North America.

Bobst adds that that Herr, Kentopp and Phillips have already begun working in their new roles, and look forward to serving the company’s market and customers.

BOBST is a leading global  supplier of machinery and services to packaging manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible material industries.

Founded in 1890 by Joseph Bobst in Lausanne, Switzerland, BOBST has a presence in more than 50 countries, runs 11 production facilities in eight countries and employs over 5,000 people around the world.

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