DES MIONES, Iowa – Scott Seymour was hired as Marel’s new central territory sales manager in the fresh meats division. He is responsible for developing new equipment and software sales and for serving Marel fresh meats customers in the central region (Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Southern Illinois and Southern Indiana). Seymour will work out of his home office in Lamoni, Iowa.

Seymour earned a BS degree in Agriculture Business from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Mo. He joined Townsend Engineering in 1988 where he served the company in several sales-related positions during a 15-year period. After leaving Townsend, Scott operated his own company for several years before joining Reiser as a territory sales manager. He worked for Reiser for four years.

“We are thrilled that Scott is joining our team and are confident that his industry knowledge, experiences and relationships will translate into increased sales and satisfied customers,” said Kent Sliffe, vice president of fresh meat sales.