BURR RIDGE, ILL. — BAK Food Equipment, a supplier of food processing equipment, announced the appointment of Marcos Manzo to national sales director. Manzo will leverage his experience to support BAK’s customers, while also helping expand the company’s sales pipeline and support its existing relationships.

Manzo has nearly a decade of experience in sales in the food processing industry. He most recently served as vice president of sales at CM Process Solutions, where he expanded the capabilities of the company’s North American sales team through his leadership. He also has previous experience at Equipment Processing Solutions, the predecessor to BAK before its rebrand. 

“Marcos brings with him an extensive knowledge of the food processing industry and its operations, which makes him the ideal sales consultant for food processors exploring the value-added benefits of automation,” said John Bobak, founder and chief executive officer of BAK Food Equipment. “We are thrilled to welcome him back to our innovative team of consultants, who are equipping the industry for success every day.”

Manzo added, “I’m proud to be joining BAK Food Equipment’s team of experts to help food processors improve their production and increase yields through the use of elite automated processing equipment from Nowicki, N&N Nadratowski and Protech.”

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