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Provisur® Technologies Names Bert Jan Hardenbol as Vice President, EMEA Business Unit

Monday, October 21, 2013

CHICAGO, Illinois – Provisur® Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of high performance food processing equipment, has announced the appointment of Bert Jan Hardenbol to Vice President of its EMEA Business Unit.

“Bert Jan joins Provisur with a wealth of capital goods experience that will serve him well as he assumes an important executive role within our company and leads our European organization in further strengthening our growing position in the region,” said Mel Cohen, Provisur’s CEO. In his new role, Hardenbol will have direct responsibility for Provisur’s operations in the Netherlands, France, the UK and Germany and will spearhead all Provisur activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Before joining Provisur Technologies, Hardenbol was Managing Director and President of Marel Townsend Further Processing Division where he implemented a global growth strategy and improved operational efficiencies. In positions prior to Marel he served as Managing Director/President of Holmatro Rescue Equipment, Managing Director of Bosch Tevopharm Packaging Machines and several earlier positions with Robert Bosch Packaging Machines and Philips Electron Optics.

Fluent in Dutch, English and German, Hardenbol earned a Technical MBA in Industrial Engineering & Management Science from the Technical University Eindhoven in the Netherlands.

About Provisur® Technologies

Provisur Technologies, Inc., with a family of proven brands, AM2C®, Beehive®, Cashin®, Formax®, Multitec, TST and Weiler®, offers a complete platform for food processing equipment, including meat recovery, separating, grinding, mixing, material handling, forming, slicing, coating, cooking and freezing equipment for processing beef, poultry, pork, fish and other food products. Provisur’s systems are operated in over 2,000 food processing facilities located in over 75 countries.

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