PMMI adds one
By Canadian Packaging staffGeneral Bryan Griffen Organization for Machine Automation and Control PMMI The Association of Packaging and Processing Technologies
Bryan Griffen joins PMMI as director of industry services.
RESTON, Virginia—Twenty-plus year industry veteran Bryan Griffen has been named director of industry services at PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
Griffen comes to PMMI after 19 years at Nestle, widely regarded as the largest food and beverage company in the world. While at Nestle, he rose through the ranks from senior electrical project engineer to his most recent position as group engineering manager, corporate engineering for Nestle USA & Canada.
As chairman of the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC), he helped increase membership by 50 percent and expanded the group’s reach to Europe, Asia and Australia.
In his new role as director of industry services, Griffen will apply his packaging and processing industry expertise to industry services like the OpX Leadership Network, OMAC, the Packaging Management Council (PMC) and technical standards.
“Bryan is well-known throughout our industry for his significant experience with Nestle as well as his work with OMAC and other global standards that have truly created shared value in manufacturing. Having him on the PMMI team will enhance our ability to bring together our members and their customers,” says PMMI chief operating officer Jim Pittas.
Griffen earned his doctorate in Industrial Technology from Northern Iowa University after receiving his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Brigham Young University. He currently resides in Ohio.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 800 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. It operates the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. Learn more at www.PMMI.org and www.Packexpo.com and www.PMMIMediaGroup.com.
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