MULTIVAC Canada Inc. announces new Executive Team appointment
By Canadian Packaging staffGeneral Darren Smit Evan Segalowitz Ken Poxon Multivac Canada Inc.
Other new appointments include a new addition to its Canadian key accounts team, and one to its western Canada sales team.
BRAMPTON, ON—MULTIVAC Canada Inc. has added two key components to its sales force plus a key appointment to its national executive team.
Evan Segalowitz (image above)has been appointed as vice-president of sales and operations to Multivac Canada, joining the company earlier this month.
Seglowitz has 15 years of experience in the food industry and capital equipment industry, previously holding the positions of: director of retail sales, Canada at Canada Bread; director of National foodservice distributor sales, Canada, at Canada Bread Frozen Bakery/Olivieri Foods; and business development manager for foodservice at Maple Leaf Foods. Most recently, Evan held the role of General Manager of Markem-Imaje (a Dover Company).
Multivac Canada president and managing director Nestor Plawiuk comments on the hire: “This valuable industry experience along with his business degree from the Richard Ivey Business School at Western University, serves MULTIVAC Canada and its customers very well.
“We are pleased to have Evan join the team at MULTIVAC Canada.”
Western Canada Sales Appointment
As well, MULTIVAC Canada has added Darren Smit as regional sales manager for Western Canada, including Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
He is uniquely qualified for the role with over 20 years experience in the packaging industry and his extensive sales-focused experience.
Multivac director of sales Paul Marsden says, ”With his extensive background in the packaging industry and his personal knowledge of the market in Western Canada, we are excited at the prospect of focused expansion of MULTIVAC in the West”.
“We look forward to strengthening our relationships in the prairie provinces and expanding our customer support in the West.
“We are pleased to welcome Darren to the MULTIVAC team.”
Key Account Sales Appointment
MULTIVAC Canada also announced an addition to its sales team, with the appointment of Ken Poxon as key accounts manager.
Poxon’s focus will be on the key accounts with MULTIVAC Canada Inc., with national responsibilities of providing support to various client locations across Canada.
With over 20 years experience in the packaging industry, Poxon’s most recent position was as the territory manager for Marel. Coupled with previous experience at MULTIVAC, Poxon is very qualified for his new role.
“With his extensive background in the packaging industry and his previous knowledge of MULTIVAC Canada’s market, we are excited at the prospect of specialized attention on our key accounts,” says Marsden. “We are very pleased to welcome Ken back to the MULTIVAC Canada team.”
MULTIVAC is one of the world’s leading suppliers of packaging solutions: the company is a global market leader in thermoforming packaging machines and it manufactures a comprehensive range of traysealers, vacuum chamber machines, chamber conveyor machines, labellers, quality control systems, automation solutions and even ready-to-use lines.
From its Canadian headquarters in Brampton, Ont., the company provides strategic consultation, technical design, sales, distribution, and service of Multivac’s complete line of packaging systems. Multivac maintains a comprehensive on-site parts inventory, and offers 24/7 technical assistance and certified training for its entire line of equipment. To date, the company has designed and implemented over 100,000 packaging solutions. Multivac is accessible via the Internet at ca.multivac.com.