Multivac announces new hires
June 13, 2016
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Jason Edwards was named product manager – Rollstock for the United States. Edwards brings more than 20 years of experience in the packaging industry to this new role. He will collaborate with Multivac Global on product innovations and work to expand the product portfolio. Additionally, as product manager Edwards will play an important role in educating the company’s sales team on the latest advances in Multivac thermoforming technology and functionality.
“We are very excited to have Jason join our Product Management team at MULTIVAC” said Drew Lericos, marketing director. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role of Product Manager on our most dynamic product line, Thermoform Packaging Machines. We expect him to play a major role in continuing to expand our sales into new customer segments, as well as helping to guide innovative design and applications for the United States marketplace through our parent company.”
|Jason Edwards, product manager- Rollstock
Edwards joins Multivac from Charter NEX Films where he was business development manager. Before Charter NEX Films, Edwards served as a key account manager for GEA Food Solutions and as a business development manager at PrintPack Inc. He earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing from Pittsburg State Univ., and a Master’s of Science in Marketing from Texas A&M Univ.
|Cody Allen, field service technician
Multivac also announced Cody Allen as one of the company’s field service technicians. In this role, Allen will focus on the company’s Northeast region. As a field service technician, Allen will work directly with customers on new installations and staff training. He also will identify and resolve any issues affecting machine performance.
Prior to joining Multivac, Allen worked as a field technician for National Service Gulf Packaging where he was responsible for troubleshooting and repairing industrial packaging machines. Before joining National Service Gulf Packaging, Allen served in the United States Army as a mechanic and technician of tank systems.
“As we continue investing in the growth of our Field Service Technician program, Multivac is excited to add Cody to our team,” said Rich DiGiacomo, Northeast regional service manager. “Cody will fit right in with his experience and his ability to think quickly and work to resolve any issues our customer might be experiencing. We are confident that Cody will make a great addition to the Multivac family and we know he will have a very bright future.”