RIVERSIDE, Mo. – Marlen International Inc. announced the appointment of Brian Vancrum to the position of vice president of sales. Vancrum joins Marlen after a 20-year sales career in industrial process solutions.

Marlen  Vancrum"I am thrilled to join the Marlen team,” Vancrum said. “The business has a great reputation in the food processing space and a solid foundation for growth."

In his new role, Vancrum will be responsible for the company's sales strategy with the goal of positioning the company for further growth in the food processing equipment industry.

"I am delighted to welcome Brian to Marlen," said Marlen President Bob Campbell. "Brian brings distinct strength in sales team leadership, product management, business process development and the assimilation of acquired businesses and teams. As the food processing landscape continues to evolve, Brian has the ideal skillset to lead Marlen's customer forward."

Vancrum has a bachelor's degree and an MBA from the Univ. of Kansas.