AMF Bakery Systems promoted its product team leader, Wes Bryant, to product group leader and executive product manager for AMF Workhorse, a brand that recently joined AMF Bakery Systems. In this role, Bryant will lead the AMF Workhorse team focused on developing solutions for pan and peel board handling, automated storage and retrieval systems, as well as all post-packaging automation solutions.
As Product Group Leader, Bryant assumes overall business leadership and product strategy responsibilities for AMF Workhorse. The brand plans developments across applications for soft bread and bun, artisan breads, pizza, flatbreads, cakes, pies, pastries, and more. He will be supported by the commercial and operational leadership of AMF Workhorse by Bryan Didas of AMF’s Richmond, VA facility and Colin McShane of the Kirkwood, PA facility.
“Wes brings deep leadership experience in automation, robotics and industrial manufacturing across project engineering, service engineering, applications engineering, and project management,” said Jason Ward, president of AMF. “In his short time at AMF, he has brought high energy, passion, and insight to our teammates and customers, and I look forward to his leadership moving forward.”
AMF Workhorse is part of AMF’s unified brand family consisting of AMF Fusion – mixing and dough handling systems, AMF Flex – extrusion and volumetric dividing make-up systems, AMF Tromp – sheeting, laminating, decorating, and depositing make-up systems, AMF BakeTech, AMF Den Boer, and AMF Vesta – proofing, baking, cooling, and freezing systems, AMF Convay – conveying systems from mixer to marketplace, as well as AMF PackTech – packaging systems.
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